Nigeria has been ranked number one among countries in Africa as the major frontier-market for Facebook in terms of mobiles to like, share and upload content on the social network.
Nigeria has a monthly user of 15 million on Facebook, followed by Kenya with 4.5 million users in 30 days. The numbers, the first Facebook has published, show the two nations as important entry points in the continent of nearly one billion people.
Facebook’s head of Africa, Nunu Ntshingila, who disclosed this in a statement issued today said: “Mobile is not a trend; it’s the fastest adoption of disruptive technology in history of communication.”
The company noted that its “active user population in Africa grew 20 percent to 120 million in June from 100 million in September last year.