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Facebook Now Takes Up About As Much Of Our Time As Grooming Or Chores

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology

American Facebook members spend an average of 40 minutes per day on the social network -- about as much time as Americans devote to household chores a...

Bianca Bosker

Richer College Students Use Facebook Differently: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

Social media may have to reconsider its reputation as the great equalizer: according to a new study, college students from lower socioeconomic backgro...

Americans Are Cutting Back On Facebook Time, Pew Reports

Craig Kanalley | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Two-thirds of online American adults are Facebook users, and yet more than half of them say they have taken breaks for a period of several weeks or mo...

Quitting Facebook Is The New 'I Quit TV' (You Hipster, You)

Posted 01.10.2013 | Technology

Would you like a side of Bergman and vinyl records with your "screw you" to Facebook? Yes, yes you would. Ditching Facebook has become a new, el...

Facebook Study Explains Why We Spend So Many Hours Stalking Each Other

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.05.2012 | Technology

Americans spend eight hours a month on Facebook. And now, thanks to research by a team of university professors, we know better than ever why we just ...

And The Most Popular Website (By A Lot) Is...

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

The Web has a winner: Facebook. According to new research from Nielsen's "The Social Media Report," American Internet users now devote more time to...

The Majority Of America Is Now On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook may be getting closer to taking over America. According to Edison Research, more than half of all Americans aged 12 or older are now on F...

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...

Google Loses To Facebook For Users' Minutes

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEATTLE — U.S. Web surfers are spending more time socializing on Facebook than searching with Google, according to new data from researchers at ...

Facebook Study Uncovers What Your 'Cool' Friend Is Really Like

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Social networking websites keep people connected with friends, co-workers and acquaintances. But new research suggests that online profiles can also f...

Online Games Now Take Up More Of Our Time Than Email

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — For the first time, games have overtaken e-mail as Americans' No. 2 online time killer, according to new research from the Nielsen Co...