Facebook re-definition of the term “active user”




The social network Facebook to change the definition of the active user has, and the redefinition of the term again, where things took place during the last ten years on the grounds of any person who has nothing to do with any location on Facebook that active users of the network Facebook.

Where the user did not need to visit Facebook regularly to be considered active users, and the network is considered anyone who publishes anything within Facebook through the third party is the application active users, even if the user has the deployment of points obtained from the game Candy Crush on Only his wall.

It seems that Facebook will not play this command again, noting the company within its financial results for the third quarter of the current fiscal year 2015, it calculated the number of active users has through the expense of users who visit the site virtually via computers or application phones.

It also counts in its figures on which they log on to their pages on the network to use Facebook Messenger users effectively, so they calculated the number of actual users of the network and not who they are with the participation of some of the things through third-party applications users.

A spokesman for the social network, said that the number of monthly active users, which they publish something by third party sites or through integrated applications with Facebook is a very small fraction of the numbers of active users per month during the previous quarter. ”

According to a spokesman for the network, “The figures provided by the company are correct number of active users per month is estimated at about 1.55 billion user, which the company announced them by announcing the results fall under the new definition of the active user.”

These figures indicate that the Facebook network added 60 million new users during the last quarter, at a time when Facebook did not it calculates the third party within the numbers users, and is great numbers compared with Twitter, who announced he added 4 million new users during the last quarter.


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