Snapchat user data requests by U.S. federal authorities 2014-2019

This statistic shows the number of user data requests Snapchat received from federal agencies and courts in the United States from 2014 to 2019, sorted by the respective six-month period in which the requests were published. The photo sharing and chat app received 10,061 user data requests from the United States' federal authorities during the first half of 2019.

Number of user data requests made to Snapchat from U.S. federal agencies and courts from 2nd half 2014 to 1st half 2019

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Release date

November 2019


United States

Survey time period

H2 2014 to H1 2019

Special properties

Government and federal agency requests for data

Supplementary notes

The table below provides the number of government requests for user data from the United States issued by U.S. authorities for U.S. criminal investigations as well as requests made on behalf of other governments pursuant to mutual legal assistance treaties and other diplomatic mechanisms.

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