Facebook: A Gauge for Societal Information

9 Nov

Pretty much everyone in the world has a facebook page now (or close to it at least…) and what do facebook pages have? Information!

And that information can be gathered and sorted and that gathering and sorting can tell us all sorts of interesting things about society. For example- What time of year are people most likely to dump their significant other?

Not sure when or why you’d need that information, but someone searched for Facebook updates pertaining to break-ups and they found that people are most likely to split during spring break (sluts!) and just before Christmas (cheap bastards!). Which day of the week was most popular for splits? Mondays…

Here’s the cool chart and a link to the story…


One Response to “Facebook: A Gauge for Societal Information”


  1. Tweets that mention Facebook: A Gauge for Societal Information « The Mango Tree -- Topsy.com - November 9, 2010

    […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Emily Kaestner, Jennee Molus. Jennee Molus said: Facebook: A Gauge for Societal Information: http://wp.me/p157Q6-6L […]

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