More than a dozen years after Facebook officially launched, its growth continues to be staggering. Each day, 300 million photos are uploaded to the platform, and each second, 510,000 comments are posted.
Perhaps with 2 billion users, such statistics are not surprising, but there is one stat that should concern every family: The average person spends 50 minutes each day on one of Facebook’s platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Messenger). That’s 1/16th of their waking hours — nearly as much time as the average person spends eating and drinking!
For many Americans, Facebook is now an essential part of modern-day life. But what are as a society losing by our addiction to Facebook? As it turns out, a lot.
On this week’s edition of War of the Worldviews, we examine the worldview of Facebook. Join Heirloom Audio’s Aaron Fullan and Michael Foust as they discuss the pros and cons of the most popular social media platform in the world.