by: Matt Smith-Smith and Matthew Smith-Taylor | Published: 11 September, 2017 14:08:08More than 70,000 ghost stories on Facebook were posted in the first three months of this year alone, with nearly 4 million being shared across more than 40,000 different pages, according to the data, which includes links to ghost stories, anime manga and even the US government’s National Ghost Survey.
This year’s figure is an increase of more than 20% on the same period last year, with over 14,000 posts on Facebook per day.
A Facebook spokesman said: “There’s no one thing that causes the spike in ghost stories.
It’s all connected.””
Ghost stories and other online content are an integral part of our culture.
We’re not going to change how we talk about it, but we’re looking to do more to help spread awareness about what’s happening in our world,” he said.
In Japan, ghost stories were common in the early years of the internet.
But over the past decade or so, the phenomenon has seen an explosion in popularity, with more than one in four ghost stories posted on Facebook in 2017, according the National Ghost Surveys website.
Facebook also has a number of initiatives in place to improve our ghost story reporting and community, including a new team that will help us track and improve the accuracy of ghost stories.””
We’ve also launched a new section on our site called ‘Ghost Stories’, where people can share their own ghost stories in the comments section of their posts.”
Facebook also has a number of initiatives in place to improve our ghost story reporting and community, including a new team that will help us track and improve the accuracy of ghost stories.
“The Facebook spokesman added that the website had been updated recently to make it easier for people to share ghost stories through the news feed.
While there is a lot of misinformation circulating about ghost stories around the internet, the statistics show that ghost stories still continue to be a popular subject on the platform, with just over 30% of posts relating to them making it to the top 50 stories in terms of views, according data from Trend Micro.
The Facebook spokesperson added that more people were also sharing stories about ghosts in their own countries, including in the United Kingdom, which has seen more than 300,000 submissions in the past three months alone.”
Ghost Stories is now being actively added to the newsfeed across our platform and we’ve launched a dedicated section on Facebook dedicated to this topic. “
This is something that we’ve been trying to improve, and we’re continuing to do so.”
Ghost Stories is now being actively added to the newsfeed across our platform and we’ve launched a dedicated section on Facebook dedicated to this topic.
“The posts that make it to top 50 are selected and rated based on how well they do in helping us reach our goal of being more accurate and transparent about the paranormal.”