What's The Most Used Swear Word On Facebook?

A reputation management firm called Reppler recently launched a study that found that about 47% of Facebook walls contain some form of profanity. And guess what – it isn’t even you that’s doing all the swearing, it’s your friends! From the HuffPo article:

The research, which surveyed the Facebook walls belonging to over 30,000 unique users, also found that the source of poor language on Facebook predominantly comes from a user’s friends…

The findings highlight what the folks at Reppler consider an “issue with Facebook,” the fact that “users don’t have complete control over the language used on their Facebook Wall, yet the language used by friends can have an impact on how others perceive them.”

Yes, this must be very bad, because extremely conservative companies have fired people for having profanity on their Facebook walls. Idiotic but true. Oh – and the most used swear word? Obviously, one of the many derivatives of “fuck.” Runner up is any derivative of “shit,” and in third came “bitch.” So, you know… happy fucking Facebooking. TC mark


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  • Billy Joe

    Because if you were worried about profanity on your wall, you couldn't just delete it…

    • mitsuko


  • LitNit

    Not as bad as my friend deliberately posting about how I'd hooked up with a woman on my wall (which I didn't see for like two hours). And I'm a woman. And I'm regrettably friends with my uber-conservative brother/aunt/uncle and my boss.

    • http://twitter.com/no_cazador hunter ray

      yeah well, fuck those guyz any way.

      • LitNit

        Yeah, I guess the worst was even just that I'm facebook friends with the woman, too, and a bunch of mutual friends, so it was just so tacky.

      • Dan

        horror storie

  • SaraJane

    happy fucking Facebooking. lol yeah i understand. my big sis is very conservative. one day i said shut up to my friend for being a jerk and and my sis sent me a private msg asking why do i have to say shut up it's rude. i was like -_________________-” haha sometimes i feel like unfriend-ing my sis. now when i want to curse i just type +_)(*&^%$#@!~ there you go

    • Annonymous


  • dip

    well fuck

  • Anonymous


  • http://twitter.com/crapface Hannah Foster.

    I think you'll find that it IS me doing all of the swearing on my Facebook, Reppler.

  • http://twitter.com/benhRjr ben Raifsnider, jr.

    i'm just happy to see that my favorite profanity is #1!

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