Relationship origin of Facebook friends of users in the United States as of September 2014

U.S. Facebook user relationship origin 2014 This statistic shows the most common types of Facebook connections in 2014, sorted by their relationship origin. During the survey period it was found that 58 percent of users in the United States were Facebook friends with their colleagues.
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Relationship originShare of respondents
Parents45%
Children43%
Other family members93%
Work colleagues58%
Friends from the past such as high school or college87%
Current friends91%
Neighbors36%
People you have never met in person39%
Relationship originShare of respondents
Parents45%
Children43%
Other family members93%
Work colleagues58%
Friends from the past such as high school or college87%
Current friends91%
Neighbors36%
People you have never met in person39%
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This statistic shows the most common types of Facebook connections in 2014, sorted by their relationship origin. During the survey period it was found that 58 percent of users in the United States were Facebook friends with their colleagues.
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Release date
January 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
September 2014
Number of respondents
Facebook user n = 1,074
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview

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