Odds are, most Facebook users have seen status updates in their News Feeds with some variation of the “pay it forward” theme, meaning that if a stranger or friend shows a person kindness in some form, the recipient does something nice for someone else. But which countries and cities were responsible for the most pay-it-forward status updates? Lada Adamic and Thomas Lento of the Facebook Data Science Team have the answers.
The Delaware River separates Philadelphia from Camden, N.J., but the river has apparently run dry when it comes to location on Facebook, as WHYY/Newsworks reported that Philadelphia users of the social network are frustrated about their posts being tagged with “in Camden” or “near Camden.”
What do you get when you mix an iconic beer brand, a social network, and a pop-culture-video website? In the case of Budweiser, Facebook, and Vice, you get Made for Music, a YouTube video campaign aimed at showcasing musicians of all levels from around the world while connecting Facebook and YouTube users with Budweiser.
Philadelphia-area Facebook members can now use the social network to program their own television show on NBC.
A Philadelphia man who was the target in a Facebook murder-for-hire case was shot dead.
A 20-year-old Philadelphia woman posted an open offer on Facebook to kill her child’s father to the tune of $1,000. A young Darby, Pennsylvania man responded to the woman by agreeing to carry out the hit.
Philadelphia police arrested a 28-year-old man after he allegedly tried to set up a tryst in a park with a 12-year-old girl he met via Facebook.
The City of Brotherly Love is the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence. The city’s historic sites are some of the most important in the creation of this country. Philadelphia is the sixth largest city in the country. It is known for its food (cheesesteak anyone?), those Art Museum steps made famous by Mr. Rocky Balboa, its sports teams, and its wide variety of universities located throughout amongst many other admirable traits. We’ve researched Philadelphia’s Facebook users. You can check out the findings below!