You’re So Vain, You Probably Think This Facebook Post Is About You

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Let’s conduct a little survey. Answer these questions about yourself.

  • How often do you change your Facebook profile picture?
  • What percentage of all the Facebook photos you’ve uploaded are profile pictures?
  • How many Facebook profile pictures do you have, total?

Pixable, the social photo experts, have just established themselves as the leading scientists of photo-related Facebook vanity. Their Director of Analytics extracted some data from the vast quanitites of photos that pass through their warehouse, and they put together a (not-so-beautiful) infographic summing up some of the more interesting tidbits.

The abstract to this study would read something like this: People on Facebook are vain. Sometimes science only needs to restate the obvious, with data.

You’re on Facebook, too, after all. How did you measure up?

Pixable Facebook infographic

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