Search volume for "delete facebook", and Facebook-related incidents
Line shows search volume for "delete facebook". Circles show incidents (on narrow screens, only the Cambridge Analytica story, and the subsequent announcement that 87 mln people had been affected, are shown). Orange circles represent stories in the Guardian article; green circles represent stories reported elsewhere. Hover mouse over circle or tap it to show title. Larger version here
. Data from Google Trends and various news sources, chart dirkmjk.nl.