Around New Year, people turn to Google for advice on how to accomplish their New Year’s resolutions. The chart below (an update of one I created earlier) illustrates this.
Around New Year, there’s is a peak in people googling ‘quit smoking’, but it appears that even more people to try to figure out how to delete their Facebook account. The parallel is not entirely surprising, given claims that platforms like Facebook are designed to be addictive.
Chart updated 1 January 2018