Facebook and Twitter are the most used and popular social networking websites in today’s date and age and there is always a comparison drawn between them. Here’s a look at a quantitative analyses and comparison between these two giants.
Facebook and Twitter are both social networking websites. Facebook was founded on February 4, 2004 while Twitter was founded on February 5, 2005. Twitter was founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim while Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew Mc Collum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. The headquarters of Facebook are in Dublin, Ireland while the headquarters of Twitter are in San Francisco, California, US.
Both the social networking websites require registration and are open to everyone worldwide. The Alexa Rank of Facebook is 2 while it is 10 for Twitter. Both the sites are available in multiple languages.
The total number of users which Facebook has at present is over 1 billion as per the records of 2012 but the total number of users with Twitter is 200 Million as of February 2013. The revenue of Facebook is $5.1 Billion whereas that of Twitter is $259000000. Facebook has a total of 2000+ employees whereas Twitter has 900+ employees at present.