Social network Facebook became more popular in Romania in 2012, when the number of users doubled during the year, according to data from Facebrands.ro, which centralizes information about Facebook use in Romania. The number of Romanian users on Facebook exceeded 5 million in 2012, with a quarter of them living in capital city Bucharest. The other Romanian cities with most active Facebook users are Constanta, Brasov, Craiova, Galati, Ploiesti and Arad.
Romanian Facebook users are distributed based on age – 30 percent are 18 to 24, another 30 percent 25 to 34, while the 13 to 17 and 35 and 44 age groups cover 15 percent each.
Romanian users are almost equally divided based on their relationship status, with 35 percent single, one third married and 27 percent in a relationship. Romanian singer Inna is the top Romanian brand on Facebook, with 7.5 million fans, according to Facebrands.
Facebook is a social media network founded in 2004 and launched in 2006 for the general public. The network had one billion active users in October 2012 and 584 million daily active users on average in September 2012.