Pew Research Center have released facts about Facebook, including one that debunks the theory that Facebook has a teen problem: 73 percent of U.S. Internet users between the ages of 12 and 17 are on the social network.
Pew also offered a detailed look at what Facebook users dislike about the social network see chart below.
Some users dislike certain aspects of Facebook, but fear of missing out on social activities or “FOMO” isn’t one of them.
Their dislikes start with oversharing by friends, and people posting one’s personal information such as photos without first asking permission are among the most common. Parents are especially protective of images of their children, as 57 percent of Facebook users with children under the age of 18 say that people posting pictures of their children without asking permission first is something they strongly dislike about using Facebook. On the other hand, the “fear of missing out” phenomenon resonates with only a small proportion of the Facebook population.
Just 5 percent of Facebook users strongly dislike the fact that Facebook allows them to see others taking part in social activities that they themselves were not included in, and 84 percent of users say that this aspect of Facebook life doesn’t bother them at all.
2013 was undoubtedly the feed’s year: Video-sharing app Vine surpassed 40 million registered users, while Twitter topped 200 million. And in-feed advertising became a standard on Facebook, Instagram and even Pinterest.This infographic from Sharethrough chronicles the history of feed formats, from its humble search engine origins to the dominance of feed-based news readers and networks. Here’s to a feed-tastic 2014.