Why some people are always online on Facebook



  • 1 They are bored

    When people are bored, they constantly check their social media accounts, which is why some people are always available on Facebook. 

  • 2 They work on Facebook

    Some people's jobs revolve around checking social media accounts and interacting with pages, which could be why they always appear online. 

  • 3 Their phone is connected to the internet

    Some phones make some people appear online as long as their phone is connected to the internet. 

  • 4 They manage a business page

    If a person manages a business page on Facebook, it means they have to check it constantly. 

  • 5 They are addicted to it

    Some people can't go for a couple of minutes without checking their Facebook account. See Why is Facebook so addictive

  • 6 They never sign out

    Most people never sign out of their Facebook accounts on their phones and desktop, which makes them always appear online. See Why Facebook forced people to use the Messenger app 

  • 7 To follow the latest news

    Some people think of Facebook as a news source where they can get the latest updates about what's happening in the world, which is why they always check it. 

  • 8 They are social

    Very social people like talking to people most of the day. Facebook could be their main way of communication. 

  • 9 They feel lonely

    Lonely people find solace in social media apps where they feel like they have friends and people to follow their news. 

  • 10 They seek attention

    People who are always on Facebook and constantly posting pictures and posts are likely to be seeking attention from others. See Why some Facebook users constantly update their status

  • 11 They are insecure in their relationships

    A study has found that people who are insecure in their relationships are more active on social media than others. 

  • 12 It makes them feel better about themselves

    Some people resort to Facebook to feel better about themselves from the likes and comments they get on their posts, which motivates them to be more active.