Articles with the tag Facebook Users

Anxiety Over Facebook Photos Linked To Eating Disorders

Facebook is an active social space for comparison, one that has been seen to decrease a healthy sense of body image in young women. An International Journal of Eating Disorders published study says anxiety over Facebook photos has been linked to eating disorders. An eating disorder can be defined as chronic under eating or compulsively […]

Facebook Still Battling Duplicate, ‘False’ Accounts, Report Shows

Facebook reported a great finish to 2013 last week, and while the social network is doing very well, there is still a potential area of concern. Over the weekend, Facebook filed its annual report to the U.S. Securities And Exchange commission, and mentioned duplicate and what it calls “false” accounts. The social network defines a […]

Facebook Revenue Up 63%, Hits 1.23 Billion Monthly Active Users

Facebook shared its Q4 2013 earnings today, and reported a 63 percent increase in revenue to $2.59 billion. For the first time ever, mobile ad revenue made up more than half or 53 percent of total revenue, and net income was $523 million. In terms of active users, here are the latest results: 1.23 billion […]

800 Million Facebook Users Will Just Spontaneously Leave By 2017 [Study]

Today in “meaningless crap labeled study,” 800 million or more Facebook members will just up and leave the social network between 2015 and 2017. Why? Well, according to stoned grad studentsresearchers at Princeton, because people will just get bored of it by about that time. With a hypothesis that seems way too complicated for its […]

Facebook Users Not Able To Use Pseudonyms Violates German Law

Facebook users are required to use real names and according to German Privacy Commissioner Thilo Weichert, not being allowed to use a pseudonym violates German law. The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner which operates in Schleswig-Holstein, said that Facebook’s policy of requiring users to use a real name violates the German Telemedia Act. Here […]

25% Of Facebook Users Check Account 5+ Times Per Day [Infographic]

Facebook users waste no time at all handing over their productivity. Thanks to a new infographic titled, “How Businesses Are Making Friends On Facebook,” one in four users check their account more than five times per day. The infographic shares some interesting insights that show businesses just how important it is to learn more about […]

Facebook Could Double Users In Next Two Years

Just last week, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, announced some pretty impressive news: The social network now has over 1 Billion monthly active users. Yes, that’s Billion with a B. Many saw the number coming and knew it was going to happen eventually, but now that it’s a reality, just goes to show how […]

Facebook To Reach 1 Billion Users In August 2012

Facebook will be the first website in the world to obtain 1 billion active users and the site will reach that goal in August 2012 according to a report by iCrossing senior analyst Gregory Lyons. Using a simple linear regression chart from 2008 through the end of 2011 Lyons created the following user acquisition graph: […]

Facebook Milestone: 750 Million Active Monthly Users

Three quarters of a billion users now sign into their Facebook accounts at least one time each month, a milestone that seemed ridiculous even two years ago. While recent reports have shown some fall off in Facebook users, for example the website lost 6 million users in May throughout the United States, they have continued […]

Facebook Nears 700 Million Users As Site Loses 6 Million U.S. Visitors In May

Facebook may be closing in on the 700 million users mark but the site actually managed in lose U.S. users in the month of May. According to reports 6 million U.S. visitors left the site, the first time the social network has lost users in the country since 2010. Facebook users also left the site […]