Stay Vigilant While Online, Says Facebook

”]By  Lisa Carlin

“Stay vigilant while online and remind others to do the same,” says a Facebook blog post on Security (its National Cybersecurity Awareness Month). You can view the infographic by Facebook here.

89.1 per cent of all emails are spam says a Facebook infographic. Less than 4 per cent of content shared on Facebook is. Some 0.6 per cent of over 1 billion logins a day are compromised, it adds. Less than 5 per cent of Facebook users experience spam on any given day.

Some other stats: There are currently 750+ million active users on Facebook. The average user has 130 friends. People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook. Just to put things in perspective, the current U.S. population is around 3.12 billion.

(Lisa Carlin is consulting editor with She can be reached at [email protected])

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