Facebook, home to more than 1.11 billion registered users, is the haven of more than 750 million active social network users who have different types of profile pages. These profiles intend to show the personality of the owner of the account. However, your habit and social activity on the platform are the true indicators of character.
The stalker, baby boomer, newbie, over-sharer, brand promoter, fearful user, curator, gamer, and non-user - these are the 9 types of Facebook users, according to digital marketing firm Optify in a recently released infographic.
Based on the following standards, what type of Facebook user are you?
To cater to readers who use mobile devices, here are the 9 types of Facebook users in written form.
1. The Stalker
This Facebook user has a hard time to let go of an ex. The favorite activity is to stalk previous partners and prospective dates to posting. He or she logs on to the Facebook profiles of other people to stalk their friends. This person checks Facebook more than 14 times (the average) daily to stalk.
2. The Baby Boomer
This Facebook user heard about the social network from around the neighborhood or through colleagues. The favorite activity is to comment on the children's wall posts. This person falls under the 55-64 years old demographic.
3. The Newbie
The profile photo of this Facebook user is a selfie taken from a smartphone or tablet device. The favorite activity is to like or comment on all things Facebook. This person clicks the Facebook Like button way more than 14 times (the average) in one month.
4. The Over-Sharer
This Facebook user posts status updates about anything and everything all at once. The favorite activity is to check in in all the rooms of the house. This person belongs to the 4.8 million people who post their location daily, and the 4.7 million people who liked a page about health conditions or treatments.
5. The Brand Promoter
This Facebook user only shares news from his or her company. The favorite activity is to work, work, and work.
6. The Fearful User
account of this user is in total security lockdown. The favorite activity is to create pseudonyms for privacy and digital disguise.
7. The Curator
This Facebook user uploads or shares the most viral videos on the Internet. The favorite activity is to share cute cat photos, memes, or both in one status update.
8. The Gamer
This user has no other interaction on the platform other than Facebook games. The favorite activity is to take a rest from the sweetness of Candy Crush to engage with livestock and vegetation in Farmville, and vice versa. This type of user accounts for 25 percent of all registered users on Facebook.
9. The Non-User
This Facebook user technically does not use the social network after registration. The favorite activity is to meet and greet humans in the real world. These users account for 18 percent of all Facebook members.