More than 5 in 10 US adults use FacebookMarch 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): More than 5 in 10 American adults use the online social networking service Facebook, according to a report by Edison Research and Arbitron Inc.
The report, which is to be released on April 5 includes the finding that 51 percent of US residents age 12 or older have profiles set up at Facebook.
Facebook terms of service require people to be at least 13 years old to be members of the online community, which boasts more than a half-billion users.
“We have been tracking the growth of Facebook since 2008, and have watched it go from eight percent usage just three years ago, to 51 percent today,” the Sydney Morning Herald quoted the New Jersey-based Edison, as saying in a release.
The market tracking firms based the findings on a January survey of 2,020 people. Study findings presented in a webcast will include the popularity of accessing social networks using mobile phones, according to Edison. (ANI)
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