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I don't mean to insult you, but there's a pretty good chance you could be a creeper!

The good news, you're not alone, so are most of the rest of us.

81% of the people taking a survey recently conducted by Female First confessed to scoping out strangers on sites like, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Most of the time our online stalking ends up being fairly harmless. You simply want to take a peek at a friend’s vacation photos, a girlfriend's wedding dress, and a pic of somebody's new baby.

But you can see how easy it is for something like this to begin to happen, you see someone leave a Facebook comment on a friend's post. You click to check their profile, and then start to look at their photos. Then you do it again, and again, and again and voila', before you know it, you're a full-fledge Facebook stalker!

According to the survey, the average time people spend stalking adds up to 14 minutes a day, which works out to be a crazy 86 hours a year that you spend creeping on other people on social media.

Remember that the next time you claim not to have any spare time to exercise, read a book or diet. 

Here are some more stalking stats:

  • 72% of us say we've anonymously stalked an ex's new girlfriend or boyfriend.


  • 64% have checked out people they might want to date.


  • And 27% of us have checked out our coworkers' profiles.

The survey also found that after relationships go south on us, women are twice as likely as men to stalk our ex's new mate.

And no real surprise here, men are three times more likely to stalk random hot looking women online.

So, are you a "stranger stalker?" Have you created a fake profile for yourself to make it easier to creep on others?

If you’ve answered "yes" to either of these questions, please log off your computer now.

Thank you from the rest of us!