Stop Procrastinating published the results of a survey of 2,000 people that use Facebook Regularly and it contains some pretty interesting results:
56% described their Facebook use as compulsive and of these, 68% were worried by their inability to control their use of Facebook.
Leaving a restaurant meal with friends or their partner to visit the bathroom or toilet to check Facebook.
Checking Facebook at the cinema during a film.
Commenting on a post at their own wedding or a friend’s wedding.
Updating their Facebook page while taking a shower or bath.
Using Facebook while reading a bedtime story to their children.
36% of respondents said they had become angry or irritated because they had been prevented from updating their Facebook page when they wanted to.
Respondents also revealed where they had updated their Facebook page or liked or commented on a post.
56% on the toilet.
32% in the bath.
15% in the shower.
76% in bed when they should be asleep.
11% on their first date.
12% at their own wedding.
14% at a funeral.
17% after sex.
33% during a film in the cinema.
22% after an operation in hospital.
72% when they should be working or studying.
16% while driving.
The publishers of the study have published this infographic as well:
The publisher of the survey says it “was undertaken using standard polling methodology” but not say what the population or the respondents were , when the study was taken, the method the survey was taken by nor its margin of error.
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