There are more than 642 million users are using this service globally. Indonesia is the second biggest Facebook users in the world, after United States. So, welcome to Indonesia, ‘the Republic of the Facebook‘!
“There are more people who know Facebook but have never heard of the Internet. Some thought Facebook was a BlackBerry invention so they bought BlackBerry devices just to get on Facebook,” says Aulia Masna.
“Put it simple, peer pressure. People using Facebook and telling their friends to join Facebook as well,” Rama Mamuaya explaines. “Indonesia is Facebook in real life…Indonesian culture is based on sharing, communication and solidarity….” Danny Hefer says.
However, in term of updating or publishing, Facebook is much easier than, let’s say, blogging in a personal blog. “Facebook doesn’t require continuous attention. So posting something or reading updates can be done in a few minutes,” Ronny Haryanto adds another insight.
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