63% of Facebook profiles are visible to the public – yes, anyone in the World.
Social media sites that stalkers use the most:
Facebook – 16%
Twitter – 3%
YouTube – 1.5%
Craigslist – .5%
A survey done on U.S. college students shows that:
83% regularly check their ex’s Facebook profile.
74% check the profile of their ex’s new romance.
70% use a friend’s profile to check out the profile of their ex after being unfriended.
In 2009, 20% of U.K. divorce papers referenced Facebook infatuations and affairs.
*Note: There is an app mentioned in the infographic below called “StalkerChecker”. I did some additional research and found that this app is no longer available and its accuracy was of question when it was available. There is currently no Facebook app on the market that allows you to see who is stalking your Facebook profile.
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Anson Alexander is a graduate from the University of Tampa with a degree in International Business and Information Systems.A previous IT Administrator for a medium size publication company, Anson has recently decided to work full time on his own business by publishing on AnsonAlex.com, publishing technology tutorials on YouTube and offering SEO, IT training and digital marketing services.His main interests include technology, social media, infographics, economics, marketing and web design.Connect with Anson on Google+.