Facebook Kind of Hemorrhaging Users Now

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Facebook lost nearly 6 million users in the United States this May, according to data from the tracking company Inside Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg's megasite also reportedly lost "significant numbers of users" this May in Canada, the U.K., Norway, and Russia. Although Facebook reached an all-time high of 687 million active users in June, growth has been lower than normal for two consecutive months. After hours of scientific analysis, an Internet expert explained: "I get the sense that being on Facebook is not cool anymore." [Guardian UK, HR]