What happens to status updates before and after two Facebook users enter into relationships? The Facebook Data Science Team was on the case as part of its series on love and Facebook for Valentine’s Day week.
The Facebook Data Science Team’s study of love on the social network during Valentine’s Day week continued with a look at the relationship between the length of relationships and the success of relationships.
Facebook continued its Valentine’s Day week series of studies by the Facebook Data Science Team with a look at the age differences in opposite-sex relationships on the social network, with information mined from anonymized, aggregated data on users with average ages of between 20 and 49.
Love is in the air for the Facebook Data Science Team, as it is devoting Valentine’s Day week to a series of blog posts analyzing related trends among the social network’s users. The first installment, written by Mike Develin, focused on religion.
There are Facebook posts by friends that make you feel good, and there are others that, well, make you feel maybe not so good. Tech content aggregator TechHive rated the reactions to different types of posts in its Facebook Misery Index infographic.
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.
It is often said that life events such as relationships, engagements, and marriages are not “official” until they are announced on Facebook, but does that apply to recognition as a sovereign state?
Can the closeness of the mutual friends of both participants in a romantic relationship help determine the strength of that relationship? A study by Cornell University Computer Scientist Jon Kleinberg and Facebook Engineer Lars Backstrom sought to find out.
Breaking up is hard to do, and according to a study by the University of California, Facebook makes the process even more difficult.
It’s probably not surprising that when Facebook users are 21, most of their friends are also in that same age bracket. It’s also not a shocker to say that men talk about sports on Facebook more than women. But how do trends change over time? Do 30-year-olds tend to talk about health more than new high-school graduates? A highly visual set of data from Wolfram Alpha brings Facebook’s social graph to life, showing how people connect and relate to each other on the social network.