Most popular Facebook activities in the United States as of October 2017

Facebook activities of users in the United States 2017 This survey gives information on the most popular Facebook activities according to internet users in the United States as of October 2017. During the survey period, 55.05 percent of respondents stated that they used to social platform to share personal photos or videos.
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Share of respondents
Send private message to friends or family66.27%
Share personal photos or videos55.05%
Read, watch or share news about the world52.03%
Share happy personal updates49.62%
Communicate with a group40.74%
Share everday personal updates34.34%
Follow pages of celebrities or brands32.15%
Share sad personal updates28.92%
Buy or sell products or services19.35%
Other, please specify7.53%
Share of respondents
Send private message to friends or family66.27%
Share personal photos or videos55.05%
Read, watch or share news about the world52.03%
Share happy personal updates49.62%
Communicate with a group40.74%
Share everday personal updates34.34%
Follow pages of celebrities or brands32.15%
Share sad personal updates28.92%
Buy or sell products or services19.35%
Other, please specify7.53%
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This survey gives information on the most popular Facebook activities according to internet users in the United States as of October 2017. During the survey period, 55.05 percent of respondents stated that they used to social platform to share personal photos or videos.
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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
Method of interview
Online survey
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