In an earlier article we took a look at how to use Google to track global flu trends in search. This time we’re going to use Google Trends to track the status of Facebook. According to the results, many Facebook members are attempting to flee, or at least wanting to know how. Here on groovyPost we’ve covered How To Permanently Delete Your Facebook Account and surprise surprise… the trends are accurate. It’s our most popular article here on groovyPost.com and now that some huge sites are linking to it (checkout reason #3), its popularity is growing!
Facebook has always had somewhat shady policies, but some of the latest terms of service don’t exactly make one feel comfortable about sharing their personal information anymore. The result? Well, just take a look at the Google Trends chart below.
Searches for deleting your Facebook are on the rise, and it’s a steep hill. The chart also shows the spikes for “facebook privacy” searches which coincide near perfectly with each new policy update from Facebook.
Do you think Facebook will shrivel up like the current state of Myspace? Post your thoughts below in the comment section.
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