Giving up Facebook is an expensive affair
How much would you charge for giving up Facebook; apparently its $1921 dollars - short science news and articles

Facebook for all its fallacies is an interesting experience. Researchers have found out that Facebook users would need an average of $1000 to deactivate their accounts for a year.

They used a series of auctions in which people were paid to close their accounts. While the average bid to turn off their Facebook account for one day was $4.17 that for one week was $37.

Interestingly, with a market capitalization of $400 billion and with 2.2 billion users, the market value of one Facebook user is $180. This shows that Facebook users indeed consider the social media giant of higher value in their life.

Read the full story: Tuft University
Scientific publication: PLOS one