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Leading Facebook usage reasons in the United States 2018

Which, if any, of the following reasons best describe what you use Facebook for?

Leading Facebook usage reasons in the United States 2018 This statistic presents the leading reasons for Facebook users in the United States to access the social network. During the April 2018 survey period, 51 percent of respondents stated that one of their reasons for using Facebook was to keep in contact with friends. Additionally, 45 percent of respondents reported to using Facebook as a way to keep in contact with family.
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Which, if any, of the following reasons best describe what you use Facebook for?

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This statistic presents the leading reasons for Facebook users in the United States to access the social network. During the April 2018 survey period, 51 percent of respondents stated that one of their reasons for using Facebook was to keep in contact with friends. Additionally, 45 percent of respondents reported to using Facebook as a way to keep in contact with family.
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