The most likely Facebook friends to be unfriended are random people from high school, according to an ongoing study of unfriending on the social network by University of Colorado computer science PhD student Christopher Sibona, as reported by Vox.
Fear not, Facebook users: Starting March 20, you are still more than welcome to discuss religion or use profanity to your heart’s content, although you may want to be careful about the second if you’re looking for a job or have younger users on your friends lists.
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.
How many Facebook users left high school or college with both a diploma and a spouse or future spouse? The Facebook Data Science Team did some digging to find out.
Many of Facebook’s more than 1 billion monthly active users would agree — the site is great, but could use some improvement. As users complain about ads, a cluttered and confusing interface, and several other things, there are a few things that Facebook could implement to make the site much more palatable. Here are five innovations (some possible, some rather imaginative) that we think would improve Facebook.
Online reputation-management company Secure.me examined some 1 million Facebook profiles to determine sharing habits and how they compared between the U.S. and Europe.
This week, India begins a trial against the social network and 11 other online services for not taking down content that may offend people in this part of the world.
Religion once again leads engagement on Facebook, and the NFL Super Bowl teams also rank highly after enjoying increased interactivity totals.
Religious pages continue to have the most engagement on Facebook.
Another giant retailer has turned to Facebook to apologize for a public relations flub, and the apology has received about 12,400 comments and almost 2,500 likes as of this posting.