Facebook: 2.7 Million People Showed Their Support for Marriage Equality by Changing Their Profile Pictures

How many Facebook users changed their profile picture to support gay marriage this week? At least this many:

Facebook says that 2.7 million more U.S. Facebook users changed their profile picture that day than on the Tuesday before, a good stand-in for a null hypothesis. In general, the crop of people who changed their pictures this Tuesday as compared to last clustered around age 30, with roughly 3.5 percent of 30-year-old U.S. Facebook users taking part in the action.

via Facebook: 2.7 Million People Showed Their Support for Marriage Equality by Changing Their Profile Pictures – Rebecca J. Rosen – The Atlantic.

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