What kind of Facebooker are you?

Facebook published their user statistics for 2013, 24 million people in Britain logged on to Facebook each day, 4 out of 5 of those people logged on using mobile and tablets, more than a 3rd of those people visit the site every day.

On average, most people have 200 Facebook friends.

I have 285 friends on Facebook and over the years I've been on the platform I've noticed there is a trend among Facebookers, they fall into 13 typical user types.

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ONE: The Activist You know the one, the political activist, the climate warrior, Greenpeace champion, they use Facebook to protest, air their views and post articles & blogs from other activists, but they never post anything personal.

22% of the worlds total population uses Facebook - The Statistics Portal

TWO: The Broadcaster This is the person who tells you everything, and I mean everything...a photo of their dinner, 156 photos from their latest mini break to Prague, overuse of the Check-In App, arguments with their other half, their personal review of the latest Homeland episode, their daily commuter nightmare, latest headache, toilet break...

400 new users sign up Facebook every minute - Smart Insights

THREE: The Silent Listener This is the person who has a profile, has uploaded a few photographs, but never updates their status, posts or likes anything. They are the silent listener, reviewing their Facebook wall but never joining in the conversation.

Over 2.5 trillion posts have been created on Facebook - Tech Crunch

FOUR: The Candy Crusher Stop, just stop with the invitations to play Candy Crush...or whatever game it is your playing...

19% of time spent on mobile devices occurs on Facebook - Flurry Analytics

FIVE: The Occasional Poster This person uses Facebook, yep you guessed it, occasionally, you'll find a selection of photographs, some status updates and a small amount of interaction with their friends, but just occasionally.

83% of Facebook users worldwide are under the age of 45 - The Statistics Portal

SIX: The Inspirational Quoter This person likes to share their daily updates of inspirational (I use this term loosely) quotes complete with misty images of beaches, mountain ranges, clouds, sunsets, rivers, parks..

Users access Facebook an average of eight times per day - Smart Insights

SEVEN: The Conspiracy Theorists Very Similar to the Activist, but this person posts 'news' articles from Huffington Post or The Onion, claiming the Government, FBI, CIA, MI5, MI6 are behind everything, everything! They are covering up everything!

Facebook users consider, on average, just 28% of their Facebook friends to be genuine or close friends. - Telegraph

EIGHT: The Big Statement Maker You know this person, they make big statements: "I'm so mad right now, can't believe that happened" or my personal favourite, "The Games People play" - then never actually tell you what's going on. Their status is followed up by concerned friends, "What's up hun?" or "Love you, just PM'd you".

Millennials are 1.35 times more likely than older generations to say they find it easier to focus when watching videos on mobile - Facebook

NINE: The Digital Sportsman This person, although similar to the Big Statement Maker, is only focused on one thing, sport, sport and more sport, they review the latest match with a play by play, up to the minute review of every aspect of the game.

People can recall a piece of consumed mobile content for just 0.25 seconds - Facebook

TEN: Da Spella Is dis person U? Ya Spellin' is Real Hard 2 Read, It can Sum times Take me a Few Min's to read ya Status and unda stand Wat ya are chattin' About. PS - You also have a habit of capsizing random words.

By 2020, over 75% of the world's mobile data traffic will be video - Cisco

ELEVEN: Technically Challenged This person doesn't know the difference between posting on a Friends wall and sending a private message. Quite often confusing the two, resulting in a very long message detailing far too much information publicly on their friend's wall.

Facebook Reactions have been used more than 300 billion times since they launched in February 2016 - Ad Week

TWELVE: Two for One The account which is shared by a loving couple, being friends with this couple you get two for the price of one, awesome! The only trouble here is you can't always be sure who you are talking to.

Facebook users generate 4 million likes every minute - Wersm

THIRTEEN: The Paparazzi Constantly posting photographs of yourself and your friends, drunken selfies, weekend snaps, Friday night down the pub, Sunday afternoon bbq, even historical photos from 15 years ago. Similar to the broadcaster, yet you do it in image form. Just be careful not annoy your friends with all the photo posting and tagging.

By 2020, over 75% of the world's mobile data traffic will be video - Cisco

Which one are you, or are you a combination of a couple of Facebook Types? I confess that I am "The Occasional Poster", while my husband is the "Silent Listener".

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