An ill-advised poke didn’t quite land Houston resident Justin Pressler in the pokey, but it did put him in hot water with a judge in Brazos County, Texas.
Detroit has the highest percentage of single people among U.S. cities, while single people are most likely to find relationships in Colorado Springs, Colo., and the ratio favors males seeking opposite-sex relationships in Memphis, Tenn., while females find the most favorable numbers in San Francisco, according to some Valentine’s Day facts and figures released by the Facebook Data Science Team and the social network’s consumer communications department.
Are Facebook users getting older on average? Very much so, according to a recent study from digital agency iStrategyLabs, which found that the number of teens (aged 13 through 17) was down 25.3 percent when compared with its 2011 report, while total users 55 and older were up 80.4 percent during the same time period.
Aude Hofleitner, Ta Virot Chiraphadhanakul, and Bogdan State of the Facebook Data Science Team tapped into the social network’s wealth of information to examine what they call coordinated migration, when a significant number of users moved from one city to another, by analyzing aggregate, anonymized data on all users who list both their hometowns and current cities on their profiles.
It’s year in review time at Facebook, and Pope Francis donned the crown as the most-talked-about person or event globally, while Super Bowl XLVII took home the U.S. trophy, according to data released by the social network Monday.
The National Football League’s New York Giants and New York Jets may share MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., but there is no love lost between the co-tenants or their fans. As the teams prepare to kick off their annual preseason battle Saturday night, the Facebook Data Science Team examined how the two squads and their supporters match up on the social network.
Homicide detectives do not know why Rebekah Sanders killed her two children, but her Facebook page offers plenty of clues.
Houston bank robbers boasted about their $62,000 take on Facebook.
Houston is the largest city in Texas, and it is the fourth largest in the United States. The city is home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center, a multitude of sports teams, universities, prominent musicians, the Texas Medical center, and more. It is a city with a rich history, and a story to tell. After researching Houston’s Facebook users, we have discovered a lot about those who reside in the city. Check out the stats below.