The Real News is Not that Facebook Serves Up 1 Trillion Pages a Month

It’s how much load that really generates and how it scales to meet the challenge.

imageThere’s some amount of debate whether Facebook really crossed over the one trillion page view per month threshold. While one report says it did, another respected firm says it did not; that its \”currency \”\” forex\” monthly page views are a mere 467 billion per month.

In the big scheme of things, the discrepancy is somewhat irrelevant, as neither show the true load on Facebook’s infrastructure – which is far more impressive a set of numbers than its externally measured “page view” metric.