50 Questions about Facebook for ESL Classroom Discussions

I started using Facebook when back in 2007 and I was really excited about how easily it was to stay in touch with old friends.

Facebook has definitely changed over the years and sometimes it is hard to remember what Facebook was like more than 13 years ago.

I think we can have interesting conversations or discussions about Facebook regardless of the time that has passed since you joined the most popular social media platform.

General Questions about Facebook

These are some general questions about Facebook

  1. Do you have a Facebook account?
  2. Do you still have your original Facebook account?
  3. Have you ever created and close a Facebook account?
  4. Do you use your real name on Facebook?
  5. How many Facebook friends do you have?
  6. What do you like about Facebook?
  7. What’s something you don’t like about Facebook?
  8. What’s the worst thing about Facebook?
  9. Do you use the official Facebook messaging a lot?
  10. What do you think about Facebook user interface?
  11. What do you use the most? The Facebook app or the web version?
  12. Do you have your co-workers on Facebook?

Time Spent on Facebook

These are some questions about how much time you spend on Facebook and what you usually do in it.

  1. How often do you check your Facebook account
  2. How much time do you spend on Facebook every day?
  3. Did you know that there is a way inside the app to know how much time you spent on Facebook?
  4. What do you usually do when you enter Facebook every day?
  5. Do you spend a lot of time on Facebook groups?

Shopping on Facebook

These are some questions about shopping on Facebook

  1. Did you know that there is a Marketplace on Facebook?
  2. How often do you check the Facebook marketplace?
  3. Have you ever bought anything from an stranger on Facebook?

Facebook Pages

These are some interesting questions about Facebook pages?

  1. Do you have a Facebook page?
  2. Why do you have a Facebook page?
  3. What Facebook Pages do you follow?
  4. Do you follow memes Facebook pages?
  5. What Facebook pages would you recommend?

Security and Privacy

These are some questions regarding security and privacy on Facebook

  1. Has your Facebook account been hacked?
  2. Has another Facebook user stolen your Facebook identity?
  3. What sort of things would you hesitate to share?
  4. Do you upload many pictures to your Facebook account?

Facebook Fast Facts

what’s your opinion about these Facebook facts:

  1. Facebook was created in the dormitories of Harvard
  2. Mark Zuckerberg is color-blind to red and green and therefore, blue is the richest color for him.
  3. 2.5 billion pictures are uploaded to Facebook each month.
  4. Al Pacino’s Face Was on the Original Facebook Homepage
  5. The Meaning of the Term Poke Has Never Been Defined
  6. Facebook Is the Third Most Popular Site in the World
  7. Women Use Facebook More than Men
  8. Only Half of Facebook Users Speak English
  9. 98% of active user accounts worldwide accessed the social network via any kind of mobile phone.
  10. The Average Daily Time People Spend on Facebook Is 58 Minutes

Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

I am Jose Manuel, English professor and creator of EnglishPost.org, a blog whose mission is to share lessons for those who want to learn and improve their English