Table 1

Description of information available on Facebook accounts

CharacteristicNumber of accounts (n (%))
Real name138 (99)
Profile picture128 (91)
Other personal photos111 (79)
Birthday136 (97)
Relationship status93 (66)
Sexual orientation39 (28)
Type of relationship pursued18 (13)
Political views10 (7)
Religious views13 (9)
Email93 (66)
Postal address12 (9)
Mobile phone number11 (8)
Other phone number0 (0)
Current college/university83 (59)
Current employer/position76 (55)
  • Note that the number of missing answers for each item varies from six to eight.