Most Americans Now on Facebook

51% of those over 12 have joined social media giant
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 25, 2011 4:21 AM CDT
Updated Mar 25, 2011 6:15 AM CDT

(Newser) – If you're an American who hasn't joined Facebook, you're now in the minority, according to Edison Research. A full 51% of Americans over the age of 12 now have profiles on the social networking juggernaut, finds a study carried out by the firm, noting that year-on-year growth has been especially strong among people over 35. Just three years ago, only 8% of Americans used Facebook. (And yet, the giant is still dumping 20,000 people a day...)

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