Greek Debt Crisis? It’s Facebook’s Fault!

… just kidding.  Of course the rise of Facebook users since 2005 did not cause the growth of Greece’s debt crisis, but the two are strangely correlated.  As was the birth of babies named Ava and the housing bubble, Michelle Bachmann’s waining TV coverage and Staten Island Cakes going off the air and more.  This amusing chart reminds us of the difference between correlation and causation.

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