Stats of the Week September 28, 2012

Written by: Digitally Approved
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Every week we compile lots of interesting stats here at Fanscape. Here are some of our favorites from this past week:

Travel & Leisure: Hotels

Per a report, the hottest topic about Hotels is Customer Service; outranking location, comfort, and room rates.


Social Channels / Properties – Facebook

  • Among the 73% of Facebook users that have “unliked” a brand, the top reason cited was: brands posting too frequently. More.
  • 22% of Facebook users have been too embarrassed to “like” a certain brand. The top three products people are embarrassed about: Adult novelty items, diet/weight loss products/health & wellness. More.

Social: Mobile Social Network Usage
Mobile Social Network Users by Income  – Full Report.  Interestingly, While higher-income Americans might be spending less time online than their lower-income counterparts, it appears their internet consumption is trending up.

Fun Stats

  • Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.
  • Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
  • In England, in the 1880’s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word.