Friday, May 9, 2014

Mother’s Day: More than 27M U.S. moms on Facebook


Facebook’s Data Science Team recently took a deep dive into Mother’s Day, finding that more than 27 million U.S. women identify as mothers, with the highest concentration of moms occurring in Wyoming.

Other fun facts about moms on Facebook:

  • The average age of all mothers on Facebook is 47, while the average age of new moms who have had a baby since last Mother’s Day is 30

  • The states with the most moms on Facebook are Wyoming, West Virginia, Iowa, South Dakota, Idaho

  • The states with the fewest moms on Facebook are New York, California, Virginia, Hawaii, New Jersey

Facebook also examined the geographical proximity between mothers and children over time.

Facebook compiled lists of the top links shared by children on Mother’s Day:

These are the top 10 links shared by children to their mothers’ Timelines on Mother’s Day last year:

Wondering where people check-in on Mother’s Day? Facebook did a breakdown for each major U.S. city, scanning public check-ins for the last four years with mentions of Mother’s Day and other related terms:


  1. Two Urban Licks

  2. Ray’s on The River

  3. Six Flags Over Georgia

  4. Mary Mac’s Tea Room

  5. The Cheesecake Factory

  6. Park Tavern

  7. Atlanta Fish Market

  8. Marlow’s Tavern

  9. 57th Fighter Group Restaurant

  10. Zoo Atlanta


  1. Fenway Park

  2. Odyssey Cruises

  3. FiRE + iCE

  4. Spirit of Boston

  5. The Cheesecake Factory

  6. IHOP

  7. The Capital Grille

  8. Top of the Hub

  9. Abe & Louies

  10. Boston Duck Tours


  1. US Cellular Field

  2. Odyssey Cruises Chicago

  3. Carnivale

  4. Las Tablas Restaurant

  5. Brazzaz

  6. RPM Italian

  7. St. Mary’s Cemetery

  8. The Drake Hotel

  9. Cafe Ba Ba Reeba

  10. Fogo de Chao


  1. Lakewood Church

  2. Downtown Aquarium

  3. Spanish Flowers

  4. Minute Maid Park

  5. Saltgrass Steak House

  6. Cadillac Bar

  7. Brady’s Landing

  8. Baba Yega

  9. Brennan’s of Houston

  10. Houston Zoo

Las Vegas:

  1. Mimi’s Cafe

  2. IHOP

  3. Olive Garden

  4. Texas De Brazil

  5. Buca di Beppo

  6. Egg Works

  7. Victory Outreach Church

  8. Mon Ami Gabi

  9. BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

  10. Red Lobster

Los Angeles:

  1. Dodger Stadium

  2. Luminarias Restaurant

  3. The Huntington Library

  4. IHOP

  5. Bottega Louie Restaurant and Gourmet Market

  6. Noypitz

  7. Vegas Seafood Buffet

  8. Resurrection Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum

  9. San Antonio Winery

  10. Almansor’s Court – Banquet Hall

New York:

  1. Yankee Stadium

  2. Citi Field

  3. Dallas BBQ

  4. Bronx Zoo

  5. Saint Joseph’s Church

  6. Iberia Tavern & Restaurant

  7. The Chart House

  8. Max’s Of Manila

  9. Maracas New York Night Club

  10. Olive Garden

San Francisco:

  1. AT&T Park

  2. Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar

  3. Hornblower Cruises & Events San Francisco

  4. Kome Japanese Seafood & Grill

  5. Cypress Lawn Memorial Park

  6. San Francisco Zoo

  7. Scott’s Seafood Jack London Square

  8. The Cheesecake Factory

  9. House of Prime Rib

  10. Jacks Restaurant


  1. Marlins Park

  2. The Cheesecake Factory

  3. The Rusty Pelican

  4. Olive Garden

  5. 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant

  6. Perricone’s Marketplace & Cafe

  7. Smith & Wollensky

  8. Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

  9. Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant

  10. Soyka Restaurant

Washington DC:

  1. Nationals Park

  2. Old Ebbitt Grill

  3. Ruth’s Chris Steak House

  4. Fortune Chinese Seafood

  5. Beacon Bar & Grill

  6. Odyssey Cruises

  7. Smithsonian’s National Zoo

  8. National Harbor

  9. Carlyle

  10. The Hamilton

Readers: What are you doing for mom this year?

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Source: Inside Facebook

Mother’s Day: More than 27M U.S. moms on Facebook

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