Reasons for non-usage of Facebook according to U.S. internet users 2017

Reasons for internet users in the United States to not use Facebook as of October 2017

Reasons for non-usage of Facebook according to U.S. internet users 2017 This statistic gives information on the most common reasons why internet users in the United States were not using Facebook. During the October 2017 survey, 62.4 percent of respondents stated that they did not want to share anything on the social media platform.
Show more

Reasons for internet users in the United States to not use Facebook as of October 2017

Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
Share of respondents
Don't want to share anything on Facebook62.39%
Would rather share or communicate in other ways58.97%
Don't trust Facebook57.26%
Don't want to connect with anyone on Facebook50.43%
Facebook invades my privacy49.15%
Facebook makes me give up too much information31.2%
Don't like reading updates from others29.91%
Don't like Facebook's user experience29.49%
Don't like ads on Facebook18.8%
Other13.25%
Facebook site or app is too slow5.13%
Internet access isn't good enough2.56%
Share of respondents
Don't want to share anything on Facebook62.39%
Would rather share or communicate in other ways58.97%
Don't trust Facebook57.26%
Don't want to connect with anyone on Facebook50.43%
Facebook invades my privacy49.15%
Facebook makes me give up too much information31.2%
Don't like reading updates from others29.91%
Don't like Facebook's user experience29.49%
Don't like ads on Facebook18.8%
Other13.25%
Facebook site or app is too slow5.13%
Internet access isn't good enough2.56%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment

Description

Source

More information

This statistic gives information on the most common reasons why internet users in the United States were not using Facebook. During the October 2017 survey, 62.4 percent of respondents stated that they did not want to share anything on the social media platform.
Show more
Release date
October 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
September 28 to October 10, 2017
Number of respondents
1,520 respondents
Supplementary notes
You said you did not use Facebook. Why not?
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format
Facebook
Facebook

All Information
in one Presentation

Facebook

Everything On "Facebook" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista has been my savior on several occasions. The site is easy to maneuver and the data is in a format that can go right into a report or presentation.
Marlene Greenfield

Marlene Greenfield
Vice President, Hearst Magazines

Statistics on "Facebook"
  • Company Overview
  • Reach
  • Demographics
  • Usage
The most important statistics
  • Advertising
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.