U.S. social users who considered leaving select social networks 2019

Overall, 29 percent of Facebook users in the United States have considered leaving the social network. During the third quarter 2019 survey, it was found that the social network was ranked first among platforms that U.S. users were considering leaving. Twelve percent of Instagram users felt the same, having considered quitting the photo sharing app.

Share of users in the United States who have considered leaving selected social media platforms as of 3rd quarter 2019

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Release date

October 2019


United States

Survey time period

Q3 2019

Number of respondents

2,100 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

among users of respective social network

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: Which social media have you considered stop using?

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