30 Billion Pieces of Content Are Being Shared on Facebook Monthly

Sharing has become an essential activity for most people online especially now that social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter has made the social sharing even much easier and faster.

The number of content being shared continues to increase as 44% of online sharing occurs through Facebook with 30 billion pieces of content being shared on the said social networking platform monthly.

Most Shared Articles on Facebook in 2011

Perhaps you can’t help but wonder what type of articles are being shared the most. Facebook Media has just recently revealed the 40 of the most shared articles in the said platform in the year 2011. The top 10 most shared articles are as follows. You click here for the full list.

1. Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami (New York Times)

2. What teachers really want to tell parents (CNN)

3. No, your zodiac sign hasn’t changed (CNN)

4. Parents, don’t dress your girls like tramps (CNN)

5. (video) – Father Daughter Dance Medley (Yahoo)

6. At funeral, dog mourns the death of Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan (Yahoo)

7. You’ll freak when you see the new Facebook (CNN)

8. Dog in Japan stays by the side of ailing friend in the rubble (Yahoo)

9. Giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines (Yahoo)

10. New Zodiac Sign Dates: Ophiuchus The 13th Sign? (The Huffington Post)

The most shared news are from the following news site:

Yahoo! – 12

CNN – 10

NY Times – 7

Huffington Post – 6

Washington – 2

Have you shared any of those most shared articles on Facebook? How has social media helped in you expediting the sharing process?



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