Frankly, this sounds LOW.  According to a new study, the average person spends about ONE out of every TWELVE waking minutes on the Internet.

The average person spends about 85 minutes every day online.  That works out to 43 hours a month . . . or 21-and-a-half full days per year.

In 2010, the average person spent 22 hours a month online . . . or about HALF of the current amount.  What's the big change since 2010?  That's when the iPad came out and tablets became ANOTHER way for us to go online.

1.  To monitor their photos or status updates, see what they're up to, and see if they're succeeding or failing.

2.  They're a family member you HAVE to be friends with.

3.  They're a good business connection to stay in contact with.

4.  You don't want to deal with the consequences of defriending them.

5.  Being friends with them allows you to see what other people you're NOT Facebook friends with are doing...  like your kid or your boss.