Oct 10, 2018

Around 20% of FB accounts fake

Over 20% of Face Book accounts used in the country are fake accounts, the Health Promotion Bureau said issuing a statement.

While 4.5 million of the country’s population uses Face Book, 33% of them are females and 67% of them are males.

According the Colombo Lady Ridgeway Hospital Specialist Psychologist Dr. Apeksha Hewageegana, the addiction within the country to the internet, Face Book and electronic appliances indicates a higher percentage and a scientific survey is required to determine the exact figures.

In its statement the Health Promotion Bureau noted that 10.2% of China’s population is addicted to the internet, 20% of the South Koreans and 9.2% of the Japanese population.