According to Alexa statistics, Facebook is the number one or number two most visited site in most African countries.
In many parts of the continent, user numbers have doubled in the last seven months.
Egypt is currently Africa’s leading country by number of Facebook users with about 6.8 million users and an 8.5% penetration rate.
The country is followed closely by South Africa, Morocco and Nigeria which have a 3.7 million, 3.3 million and 3.0 million userbase respectively.
Facebook’s explosive growth in Africa