April was not kind to BuzzFeed, as the content aggregator saw its total number of Facebook interactions (likes, comments, and shares) slip to just over 39 million from nearly 47.5 million in March, and it accounted for just five of April’s 20 biggest Facebook stories after logging 12 in the previous month, but BuzzFeed still topped publishers in terms of shares for April, according to social media news aggregator NewsWhip.
When people quit Facebook, what are the reasons behind it? The University of Vienna analyzed the answers of more than 600 people who had pulled the plug on the social network, and privacy concerns were the most cited reason, by far.
Facebook’s foray into real-money gambling in the U.K. is not limited to games from Zynga, as the social network also announced an agreement with bookmaker Paddy Power to launch Paddy Power In-Play!, which will allow U.K. users to wager on horse racing and soccer, Mail Online reported.
Breaking up is hard to do, and according to a study by the University of California, Facebook makes the process even more difficult.
When Leah Gibbs was imagining how her date with Adam Minton would end up, spending the night in jail was not on her list of possible outcomes.