Every Facebook User Ever, In a Single Image

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If you want to understand just how many people are on Facebook, website The Faces of Facebook has managed to cram ever single user ever onto a single page.  Each pixel is a user’s profile picture, and there are over 1.2billion pixels, which you can zoom into, each with its own face. If you’re on Facebook, one of them is yours.

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Freelance designer Natalia Rojas is behind the Faces of Facebook, and looking at it is eerily reminiscent of looking at a noise on a TV with no channel.  The more you zoom in, the clearer it becomes: this is no noise – it’s a grid.  And by sheer number, it’s a snapshot of 1/6 of our planet at once.

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It’s a little chaotic at first, but the images are actually organized by the order in which people signed up to the social network.  Go ahead, zoom in.  You’re in there somewhere…

[Faces of Facebook via Gizmodo]

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