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The change at the top of the platform's country rankings comes just a few days after Facebook announced it has more than two billion monthly users around the world, a report in The Next Web on Thursday said.
The portal was quoting figures that the social media giant released to advertisers.
What was puzzling is that despite being the platform's largest country audience, the social media penetration in India remained low, with just 19 per cent of its total population using Facebook in June.
In contrast, in the US, 54 per cent of the platform's active users were women.
More than half of India's Facebook users were below the age of 25.
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