10% of Pets are on Facebook

July 17, 2011 in Daily Bulletin

The Telegraphreports on a study that found that up to one in ten pets in the United Kingdom have a Facebook page, Twitter profile or YouTube channel. This has spawned several social networking sites for pets such as “Critter” and “Doggie Dating”. Cats seem to rule the online world with Romeo amassing close to 10,000 followers and Maru registering over 100 million views on YouTube. Sociologists believe that as online worlds become more deeply integrated into our own identity, it’s only natural for pets to have a bigger presence in our social networks. Read more over here.

Source: The Telegraph