Wednesday 17 January 2018

Lorraine Courtney: Endless chatter and pointless friends: why we’re falling out of love with Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook has helped change the world, but have we now grown bored with social networking?
Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook has helped change the world, but have we now grown bored with social networking?

BORED with Facebook? You're not alone. We love Facebook here in Ireland and have more than two million monthly active Facebook users.

However, that figure has fallen by 63,240 over the past six months according to Social Bakers, and we aren't the only nation deleting our account. In the past month, Facebook lost six million US users and 1.4 million UK users.

It is the same story in other big markets like Canada, Germany, France and Indonesia. Are we all finally quitting Facebook?

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