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FACT CHECK: Is Facebook Really Losing Users?

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.02.2013 | Technology

You may have heard that Facebook has lost millions of users in a short period of time and that its growth has halted. Not true. Here are the facts....

STUDY: Lying Kids On Facebook Are Putting Others At Risk

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology

A federal law created to protect minors in the digital world may be thrusting them into harm's way. According to a recent study from the Polytechni...

Study Finds More Facebook Friends Equals More Stress

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

The more the merrier, right? Except, maybe not on Facebook. According to a recent study from University of Edinburgh Business School, increasing y...

Women's Facebook Recommendations Spur More Likes From Men

Bloomberg | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology

Women sway more men to their Facebook recommendations than they do members of their own gender, suggests a survey that may help advertisers hone their...

Facebook Data Visualizations Offer New Insight Into, Well, Us

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.05.2012 | Technology

The Facebook data team has leveraged the vast quantity of personal information collected from its 900 million users to visualize how our habits, polit...

The Average Day On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology

What's an average day like on Facebook? Using data from a 2011 study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project , Jess3, a creative agency, has ...

What Does Your Mobile Device Say About You?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.02.2013 | Small Business

What does your mobile device say about you? Well, it might reveal your true age. What's the number-one way people lose data on their smartphones? You ...

The Week's Must-See Tech Stats

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

"Numbered," our weekly digits digest, is bringing you the numbers behind the news. This feature highlights the top new stats, facts, and figures to...

Women's Secret Feelings About Facebook Friends Revealed

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.30.2011 | Technology

Next time you post a status update about what you had for breakfast, keep in mind that some of your friends will be less than pleased. A survey of...

What Your Facebook Status Messages Say About You

businessinsider.com | Matt Rosoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last week, Facebook's data analysis team published some interesting facts about its users based on an analysis of 1 million status updates from Englis...

How To Get Attention On Facebook

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Brands are flocking to Facebook because their users are flocking to Facebook. But the more crowded it gets, the harder it is to get people's attention...

Wal-Mart Employee More Valuable Than Goldman Sachs Employee On Facebook (CHART)

businessinsider.com | Jay Yarow and | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In the real world, using salary as a measure, a Goldman Sachs staffer is worth much more than a Wal-Mart employee. An average Goldman Sachs employee i...

Active Facebook Users More Likely To Stick With College, Study Finds

Wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Those obnoxious Facebook users who collect friends like stamps and post a status update every other minute are more likely to stick it through college...

7 Surprising Facebook Facts You Need To Know

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In an interview with Diane Sawyer earlier this week, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed his company's "surreal" success, his thoughts ...

STUDY: Men Use Facebook To Hook Up, Break Up

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A new study from Oxygen Media and Lightspeed Research asked 1,605 adults in the US how they use social media. Their findings? Despite knowing the priv...

Facebook Statistics You Probably Didn't Already Know (INFOGRAPHIC)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Editor's Note: Due to editorial consideration, the infographic and accompanying text have been removed from this post....