What Advice Do You Seek From Facebook Friends?

Australians apparently made six billion visits to Facebook last year, so we’re wasting spending a lot of time there. But while asking friends for advice is one of the principle attractions of social networking, apparently we don’t treat all such advice equally.

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A survey of 1,000 Australians commissioned by Amaysim suggests that 95 per cent of social media users ask for advice using those services, and 46 per cent do so daily. But some topics rate higher than others. The most popular choice was restaurant advice (41 per cent), entertainment (40 per cent) and holidays (32 per cent). Fashion and relationship advice ranked surprisingly low, on just 10 per cent each.

I don’t ask for advice a lot via my social networks, and when I do it’s mostly on Twitter. Are you dependent on social networks for advice, and what areas do you focus on? Tell us in the comments.

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