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Agreed Emily. I can't tell you how many times I check in with a client (both large and small companies) and they haven't shared their own posts. I appreciate your feedback too!
Alan - I agree. Sometimes a great title is enough to get people to share (without them finishing the post). Thanks for your comment!
Urs, actually the charts have different numbers on the y-axis but it's hard to tell. That's a lesson learned for next time - I need to ask the designer to use commas! The data we had was US: 10/12 - 166,022,660 and 4/13 - 158,581,000. In Canada: 10/12 - 18,086,000 and 4/13 - 17,717,000. Thanks for checking it and I agree that that aspect is hard to read.
Rob. Great points. In making our point, we focused on the aging of the Facebook population, which is a caused by a combination of older demographics joining and younger demographics leaving. So, yes, Facebook's population may be matching the US. That's part of the point.
As Facebook becomes a site for "everyone", it potentially becomes less attractive for people who want a site that matches their interest and style (and those sites will skew younger than the US population). We can go longer with the data. I'm not doubting that the trends will be similar to what we highlighted (but that's a another infographic). I appreciate your comment!
Yes, as more and more exciting mobile apps roll out, I would expect to see more teens spending less time on Facebook. Thanks for your comment!
That's a very nice post. I appreciate all of the other options depending on our interests age or gender. I do agree with you that Pinterest has changed photo-sharing on the web and that the impact will be felt for awhile. If I was a photographer or graphic artist I would be concerned. Thanks for posting!