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Ad Age: Americans Spent 53 Million Minutes on Facebook in March

Ad Age has the stat of the week, or maybe year, today: In March, Americans spent 53 million minutes on Facebook. That adds up to about 100 years. 100 years! Reading about what people you don’t even like are doing!

Ad Age explains that this breaks down to about 12 minutes a day per user, and then puts that into context:

In 2009, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American spent 8.7 hours a night sleeping. Men spent just 16 minutes a day doing housework (women spent 36 minutes). Exercise? 18 minutes. Religious and spiritual activities? Nine minutes. You get the picture.

That is just sad. We live in a world where revolutions are erupting all – oh lord have mercy. Peggy just posted more pics of her in that damn bikini, like she’s something special. That girl has no shame.

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