Share of users who feel Facebook facilitates stalking

This statistic shows the percentage of Facebook users who agree with the statement that Facebook facilitates stalking tendencies. In May 2011, 62 percent of young adults from the United States and the UK felt that Facebook facilitates stalking as people are constantly checking up their friends in a fear of missing out on social events and happenings.

Percentage of users who feel Facebook facilitates stalking in 2011, by age group

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Release date

May 2011


United Kingdom, United States

Survey time period

March 4 to 15, 2011

Number of respondents

1,024 respondents

Age group

13 years and older

Special properties

Facebook users in the U.S. and U.K.

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Respondents were asked if they agreed with the following statement: "Sites like Facebook bring out the stalker in me"

The survey was carried out in the United States (559 respondents) and the United Kingdom (412 respondents)

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