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.
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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%

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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.
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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?

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