Just how big is a Facebook datacenter?

Facebook is fast approaching the 1 billion users mark and perhaps the best way to appreciate just how big Facebook has become is to take a look at the company’s data center campus in Rutherford County (North Carolina) from the air. That’s exactly what North Carolina realtor Bill Wagenseller did after creating similar flyover videos of Apple’s data center in Maiden (North Carolina).

His video shows one of the two planned 300,000 square foot (28,000 sqms) data center buildings as it nears completion plus the cleared space for the second building:

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