Facebook Added Over 200,000 Jobs and $15 Billion To U.S. Economy [RESEARCH]

Posted Sep 19, 2011

A new study has been released from social media research coming out of University of Maryland. The Facebook App Economy added at least 235,644 jobs and has contributed $15.17 billion in wages and benefits to the U.S. economy in 2011. This study included jobs created in other sectors of the economy that includes indirect employment from the Facebook ecosystem. It also includes the economic value of jobs in salary and benefits. [TechCrunch]