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What does Facebook say about your love life?

What Does Facebook Know About Your Love Life? Recent statistics reveal that it knows a lot - maybe more than you think When you are most likely to... Announce a new relationship Announce you've split up Dates when there are significantly more new relationships vs. breakups (% represents the difference) Analysis shows that the peak break up times are: Early spring Summertime FEBRUARY FEBRUARY APRIL 20% 14 49% 15 22% JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC April Fool's: On April 2, there are 11% more break-ups than new relationships. DECEMBER DECEMBER 24 28% 25 34% Two weeks before Christmas Which day of the week you' ll change your relationship status Weekends tend to be a busy time for break-ups Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday What songs you're likely to listen to After you start a relationship After you end a relationship 1. "The Cave" 1. "Don't Wanna Go Home" by Janson Derulo 2. "Love on Top" by Beyoncé 3. "How to Love" by Lil Wayne by Mumford and Sons 2. "Crew Love" by Drake 3. "All of the Lights" by Kanye West 4. "Just the Way You Are" by Bruno Mars 5. "Good Feeling" by Flo Rida 4. "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele 5. "Take Care" by Drake The state of love in Facebook-land About half of Facebook users list their relationship status 53% WOMEN 47% MEN In 2012, Facebook reported: 37% 31% 22% Single Married In a Relationship 2% It's complicated Open relationship Engaged How people changed their relationship status in 2011 37% |25% 21% Switched to single Announced they were "in a relationship" 1%( Got married Announced an engagement 8% Admitted "it's complicated" |3% How quickly do they tell Facebook about their new status? New Relationship Break-up Immediately 38% 52% After telling friends 24% 19% After significant other changes status 24% 9% Does what you post affect your love life? Research by University of Wisconsin professors looked at how a Facebook relationship status and profile picture relates to satisfaction levels in couples Men who Women whose posted their relationship profile picture included their partner reported higher status reported higher satisfaction with their satisfaction with their In a Relationship relationship relationship Women who argued with their partner over a Facebook relationship status reported lower relationship satisfaction Created for © QuinStreet, Inc., 2012 WorldWideLearn THE WORLD'S PREMIER ONLINE DIRECTORY OF EDUCATION Sources Key Facts, Facebook, 2012. Does Facebook know who you'll date next? CNN, 2010. The Right Time for Love: Tracking the Seasonality of Relationship Formation, Facebook, 2012 Lovebirds or Heartbreak: Top Valentine's Day Playlists on Facebook, Facebook, 2012 Over a third of Facebook's users claim to be single, MSNBC, 2012 "Liking" Love: Relationship Stats and Facts from Facebook, Real Beauty, 2012 Facebook relationship status: It's complicated, Toledo Blade, 2011 "Are we Facebook official?" Implications of dating partners' Facebook use and profiles for intimate relationship satisfaction,, 2011 Are We Facebook "Official"? Science of Relationships, 2012 The Relationship Status Update, Lab42, 2011 Peak Break-Up Times on Facebook, Information is Beautiful, 2010

What does Facebook say about your love life?

shared by jessicatirta on Jun 20
It's no surprise that Facebook knows a lot about us. With more than 3.2 billion likes and comments posting by Facebook users each day, we're speaking volumes about ourselves on a daily basis. Recent s...


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