Share of internet users in the United States who use Facebook Messenger as of August 2017, by gender

Facebook Messenger usage in the U.S. 2017, by gender This statistic presents the share of internet users in the United States who have used Facebook Messenger to communicate with others as of August 2017. During the survey period, it was found that 23 percent of female survey respondents had used Facebook Messenger to communicate within the previous week.
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TodayWithin the previous weekWithin the previous monthWithin the previous yearMore than a year agoI have never used this application
Male29%20%11%7%4%29%
Female42%23%11%6%2%16%
TodayWithin the previous weekWithin the previous monthWithin the previous yearMore than a year agoI have never used this application
Male29%20%11%7%4%29%
Female42%23%11%6%2%16%

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This statistic presents the share of internet users in the United States who have used Facebook Messenger to communicate with others as of August 2017. During the survey period, it was found that 23 percent of female survey respondents had used Facebook Messenger to communicate within the previous week.
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Release date
August 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
August 10 to 14, 2017
Number of respondents
2,201 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: How recently have you used each the following applications to communicate with others?

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