6. The average adult Facebook user has 338 friends.
According to a 2014 Pew study.


5. Facebook tracks which sites you visit, even after you’ve signed out. In 2014, Facebook told Ad Age that it will start tracking users across the Internet using its widgets such as the Like button, but that’s only one step in the company’s long history of privacy quicksand.

4. Someday there will be more dead people on Facebook than living ones. It’ll probably happen in either the 2060s or the 2130s.


3. 83 percent of prostitutes have Facebook pages.
(According to a 2011 study at Columbia University.)

2. The meaning of a “poke” has never been defined.
Is it a simple “hi”? Flirting? What’s the point? Facebook has never officially answered that question. In The Facebook Effect, author David Kirkpatrick reveals that Zuckerberg once played very coy during an interview: “We thought it would be fun to make a feature that has no specific purpose… So mess around with it, because you’re not getting an explanation from us.”

1. People have been murdered for unfriending someone on Facebook.
In 2012, a Tennessee man fatally shot a couple who had unfriended his 30-year-old daughter on the social network.