When People Break-Up

David McCandless recently had a TED Talk about info-graphics, and in it he referenced a data set about Facebook and break-ups. He looked over 10,000 status-updates to learn why people ended their romantic relationships. It’s ain’t official until it’s Facebook official.

  • When people break up...

  • Some things to take away...

  • *A big peak right before Spring Break

  • *Most breakups are announced on Mondays

  • *People like to start the summer being single

  • *A big peak right before Christmas

  • *The lowest day throughout the whole year is Christmas Day

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