Report says not having a Facebook account is ‘suspicious’

The evidence is thin, but the idea is an intriguing one. Do you agree?

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The New Yorker had one not long ago. The Chicago Tribune did one all the way back in 2010. The Huffington Post‘s published a few, including a list of the 10 reasons you should quit the site.

Perhaps the most notable piece on the subject came in late 2011 from The New York Times, in which it found several young people who had bid Facebook adieu. Among the 20-somethings saying goodbye was Erika Gable, who (at the time) did PR for restaurants. She described Facebook chatter as virtual clutter, telling the Times with a laugh: “If I want to see my fifth cousin’s second baby, I’ll call them.”

In light of a new report, Gable might want to rethink her approach.

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