With 2 billion users, most people are on Facebook, but what type of user are you?
Brigham Young University has conducted a study asking why people use the social media platform and the study revealed the answer with 4 main types of users.
Relationship builders use Facebook to maintain their real life relationships. They most identified with the statement: “Facebook helps me to express love to my family and lets my family express love to me.”
Town Criers use Facebook to push their agenda and news on their friends. According to the study they are quote: “pushing out information.”
Selfies are those who use Facebook for self promotion, like Internet celebrities or those who have a personal brand.
Window Shoppers are those who just get on Facebook everyday to see what everyone else is doing. They identify with the statement: “I can freely look at the Facebook profile of someone I have a crush on and know their interests and relationship status.”