Changes in Technology & Politics and their effect on Business
Since 2009, Facebook scams related to profile spies, profile stalkers and profile creepers have been on the rise. These scams are largely fueled by the rising interest of Facebook users in such services or applications.
In fact, as of the time of this writing, the number of people searching Google for the term “Facebook Spy” stands at 33,100 global monthly searches for the term, “Facebook Profile Spy” stands at about 14,800 and “Facebook Profile Tracker” at about 8,100.
Google trends collaborates this data by showing that the number of searches for the term “Facebook profile spy” increased by more than 20 times from 2009 to 2010 with US internet users being the most curious, followed by Canada, United Kingdom and Australia.
Google insights present a simpler way of describing the increase. “Breakout” – which simply means Google has given up counting ever since the increase in interest over the search term broke the 5,000% mark.