Reasons to use social network services in France 2013

This statistic represents the main reasons for using the services of an Internet social network among adults in France in 2013. In autumn 2013, nearly 60% of respondents answered that keeping in touch was the main reason for them. to use a social network.

Main reasons why the French used social network services during the last month in 2013 *

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Release date

June 2014



Survey time period

September 3 - 17 and October 1 - 15, 2013 **

Number of respondents

16,000 **

Age group

18-64 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

* The question was formulated by the source as follows: "From the following list, please select the main reasons you have used a social service in the last month. »** The search was conducted during two waves. The source indicates that the survey was conducted by interviewing a total of 16,039 adults across 20 countries in September 2013 or a sample of 16,167 adults in October 2013.

Percentage points exceeding 100 percent are probably due a rounding of values, multiple responses, or excluding no answers or uncertain answers.

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