Each post on Facebook seen by a third of friends

Each post is seen by one in three Facebook “friends.”

Do you know who saw the picture you posted on Facebook or what you posted on your timeline?  More of your Facebook “friends” saw what you posted than the average Facebook user realizes, according to a study done by data scientists at Facebook.

 

 

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Why we add and remove friends on Facebook (infographic)

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Friends or frenemies

Why do we add and remove friends on Facebook?  Research from NM Incite, a Nielsen McKinsey company, reveals that there are innumerable factors that help Facebook users decide to add a friend or cull someone from the fold, though knowing someone in real life is the top reason cited for friend-ing someone (82%) and offensive comments are the main reason someone gets the boot (55%).

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The more Facebook friends you have, the bigger your brain

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Does Facebook alter people’s brains?

How many “friends” do you have on Facebook? People with lots of friends on the social networking site have denser grey matter in certain regions of the brain, says a new study, raising the possibility that such sites may be altering people’s brains.

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