Why We Engage on Facebook

Why We Engage on Facebook

People engage on Facebook for a variety of reasons. Individuals like to keep in contact with old friends, colleagues, or classmates, others to participate in online discussions, and some to just keep up with everyday trending news.

There are many personal reasons people are using Facebook but what about the psychological reasons?

As humans, we use Facebook to express empathy, show who we are and what we stand for, give our opinions on topics, fulfill gaps in companionship, and to share our deepest thoughts and emotions.

Check out the infographic from Quicksprout for more stats and fun facts on Facebook.

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Author: Mike Gingerich, President of Digital Hill & TabSite Marketer and Consultant. Part geek, part marketer, part strategist, total distance running junkie. Mike is an author and speaker, having presented at Social Media Week Lima, Social Media Camp (Canada) and more. He writes a tech column, podcasts, and shares about social media and business strategies at MikeGingerich.com. Mike is a marketing, social media, and business startup enthusiast with 10+ years experience building apps, consulting, and training businesses with winning integrated strategies. Mike loves deploying tactics to increase awareness, sales, and maximize ROI in both B2B and B2C markets via digital media.