Interesting Facts about Facebook [Infograph]

I was browsing the net for some interesting facts about Facebook to include in a presentation that I was preparing the other day and I thought of sharing some of this information.

50 Facebook Facts

RandomHistory.com created a list of 50 interesting facts about Facebook that I found really helpful, and the good part about the list is that it’s referenced; so you can quote with confidence.

The average Facebook user has 130 friends and sends eight friend requests per month.

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In 2008, a 23-year-old woman named Lauren Michaels created a group titled “I Need Sex” on Facebook. Within 10 minutes, she had 35 members and soon attracted 100—50 of whom she eventually slept with. Facebook has since removed her page.

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A 20-year-old IBM employee in Canada lost sick leave benefits from her insurer because her Facebook page showed “cheerful” photos while she was on paid sick leave for depression.

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In Australia it is valid protocol to serve court notices to defendants on Facebook. A summons posted on Facebook is legally binding

Check out the full list of 50 Facebook facts article here.

Interesting infograph

I though that is all very interesting and I started looking for visuals to tie in the facts and found this very interesting infograph as well. There was the infograph we published on Thoughtpick a few months ago, and that one:

Facebook Facts Infograph - Source: OnlinePhDPrograms.com

Facebook Facts Infograph - Source: OnlinePhDPrograms.com

What’s your favorite tidbit about Facebook? Let us hear your thoughts.

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