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Cambridge Analytica: share of French people wishing to unsubscribe from Facebook 2018

This survey questions French Facebook users about their desire to delete their account following the Cambridge Analytica affair which revealed that Facebook did not fully protect the personal data of its members in 2018. More than 60 percent of respondents said they did not want to delete their account from the social network, despite the scandal. Around 30 percent stated that they would likely do so and six percent underlined their certainty.

Since the Cambridge Analytica affair, are you planning on deleting your Facebook account soon?*

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Release date

April 2018



Survey time period

March 27-28, 2018

Number of respondents

1,013 **

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Facebook account owners who know about the Cambridge Analytica case

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was formulated by the source as follows: "Personnellement, envisagez-vous de supprimer prochainement votre compte sur Facebook ?ยป

** Only Facebook users were included for this question, which does not correspond to the totality of the sample.

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