All of which has not been without controversy... There are those who refuse to use it because of the site's business practices, which I try not to think about since doing so could potentially make my eyes roll to such an extent that I might self-induce a stroke. These are the same people who put gas in their car, pay their cable bill, and eat fast food with nary a thought. Still others have banned the site in their work places due to concerns over productivity, rather than banning, say, middle managers from having access to PowerPoint. It has also been intermittently banned by those harbingers of freedom Syria and Iran, so if you're forbidden from Facebooking at work, you are entirely within your rights to liken your employers to Bashar al-Assad and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
All I can say is, I can't even remember how I used to procrastinate before Facebook... Even the regular Internet - you remember, the one with all the porn on it - was never as distracting as this!
*The Pop Culture Institute can in no way endorse these numbers as, from personal experience, we know of people with multiple profiles as well as users under the age of 13, but in the interest of kissing ass is happy to parrot the numbers Facebook has provided.
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