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LAX Named "Most Social Airport" But Still Doesn't Have Free WiFi

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Travelers who check in for flights at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are also checking in to the venue via Facebook. LAX has just been deemed the "most social airport" by social networking site Facebook, since more people "share" that they are there than at any other global airport.Facebook "tabulated its own data, as well as third-party software, between August 2010 and last month to determine the rankings," explains CBS2.

That's actually great news for cellular data providers, since LAX remains firmly rooted in yesteryear with its lack of free wireless internet for its many national and international patrons, many of whom likely wile away hours between flights inside some of the most noisy, ugly, depressing terminals (with lousy dining choices) in the world. LAX offers wireless internet via paid access to T-Moblie's hotspot services. But, hey, congrats, LAX!

Here's the complete list of the top 25, via All Facebook:

1. Los Angeles International Airport
2. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
3. Chicago O’Hare International Airport
4. San Francisco International Airport
5. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
6. Denver International Airport
7. Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (Australia)
8. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
9. McCarran International Airport
10.Suvarnabhumi International Airport (Bangkok)
11. Philadelphia International Airport
12. Miami International Airport
13. Boston Logan International Airport
14. Charlotte Douglas International Airport (North Carolina)
15. John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York)
16. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
17. San Diego International Airport
18. Newark Liberty International Airport
19. Washington Dulles International Airport
20. Heathrow Airport (London)
21. Toronto Pearson International Airport
22. Baltimore Washington International Airport
23. Portland International Airport
24. Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport
25. Salt Lake City International Airport