Meta published a list of countries in which the social media platform Facebook is used the most. It has published a list of the three countries with the most active Facebook users. According to Meta, people from Bangladesh, India, and the Philippines had the highest number of daily Facebook visits as of December 31, 2022.The company has reported a 4 percent increase in worldwide daily active users (DAUs) to 2 billion on average during December 2022 from 1.93 billion during December 2021.
“Users in India, the Philippines, and Bangladesh represented the top three sources of growth in DAUs during December 2022, relative to the same period in 2021,” Meta said.
The company defines a daily active user as a registered and logged-in Facebook user who visited Facebook through its website or a mobile device, or used the Messenger application (and is also a registered Facebook user), on a given day.
Bangladesh stood among the top three contributors in terms of monthly active users too.
“Users in India, Nigeria, and Bangladesh represented the top three sources of growth in 2022, relative to the same period in 2021,” Meta said.The company reiterated the risk to its operation in some countries due to the proposed data protection legal framework.
“In addition, some countries, such as India and Turkey, are considering or have passed legislation implementing data protection requirements or requiring local storage and processing of data or similar requirements that could increase the cost and complexity of delivering our services, cause us to cease the offering of our products and services in certain countries, or result in fines or other penalties,” the filing dated February 1 said.