From the page: "Earlier today I was reading Pev Research's report on "Older Adults and Social Media," and how that age group has doubled in size. It's a fascinating report.
It then struck me that it would be more interesting to compare the actual population numbers from US Census Bureau, with the latest social media usage numbers - for all age groups.
That's the really interesting number. We always see usage graphs listing the quantity of users, but most of them don't compare it to how many people who are actually alive within each age group.
What I didn't expect to find was that people lie a lot about their age. The numbers being reported by Facebook doesn't add up. According to them, more than 100% of the population, age 15-25, use Facebook. That's not actually possible.
Here are the graphs for USA and UK:"