Veterans connection data on Facebook

Veterans Day 2014 was today in the US on November 11, and thanks to Facebook data team they have revealed details on the military community on Facebook and its connections.

The reveal data on people in the United States who took to Facebook to listed one of the branches of the military being it a past or present employer to the services

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Data shows that there are around 12.5 million Facebook users who are family members of an active duty member or a veteran. 4 million Facebook users are actually active duty members or Veterans, and a staggering 242 million users are friends with an active duty member or with veterans.

Those that have listed themselves as active duty members or veterans have seen a higher proportion of monthly Facebook active users in Hawaii, and when it comes to states by veteran distribution Alaska has the second highest number of social media users who are either veterans or active duty members.

Third is Virginia followed by North Carolina, South Carolina, North Dakota, Colorado, Georgia, Washington D.C and then Kansas.

For more information such as the pages military personnel and veterans like the most please visit the Facebook Newsroom.

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Veterans connection data on Facebook