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Poll: Estimating the impact of the Facebook exodus

Posted 21 May 2010 by 

Ruth Suehle (Red Hat)
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How many people on your friends list have left Facebook or announced that they're planning to?

42% (52 votes)
25% (31 votes)
18% (22 votes)
4% (5 votes)
More than 10
11% (14 votes)
Total votes: 124

QuitFacebookDay.com hasn't even gathered a significantly measureable percentage of the Facebook population. But there may be a lot of people leaving who aren't speaking up there. So here's a poll--aka, a completely unscientific way--to see how widespread the Facebook exodus is. How big has the impact been on your friends list?

Discuss Facebook and the future of social networking in this post.


Ruth Suehle is the community leadership manager for Red Hat's Open Source and Standards team. She's co-author of Raspberry Pi Hacks (O'Reilly, December 2013) and a senior editor at GeekMom, a site for those who find their joy in both geekery and