It’s easy to create a fake persona on Facebook, but is the social network actually making people more honest? With so much personal data on the site, a new study from Great Britain argues that more people are upfront about their lives, as it’s easier for friends to see through lies. Of the 2,000 Facebook users surveyed, 36 percent said they tell fewer lies since joining the site.
People all around the world are going crazy on Facebook for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Thanks to the wide availability of data, we can see just how crazy. Olympics fans can play games, use applications to gain more information about their favorite athletes, like an Olympian’s Facebook page, or simply mention them in a status update. So what have been the most popular apps and who have been the most popular athletes so far?