Distrust reasons towards Facebook among French users 2018

This statistic presents the ranking of the distrust reasons towards Facebook among Facebook users in France in 2018. It appears that 44 percent of the respondents named the concern about the use of personal data as the first reason of their mistrust towards Facebook. Also, 28 percent of the surveyed mentioned being concerned about fake news risks on social media.

Ranking of the distrust reasons towards Facebook among Facebook users in France in 2018

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Release date

April 2018



Survey time period

March 27-28, 2018

Number of respondents

1,013 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Facebook users having mentionned distrust towards Facebook

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Parmi les raisons suivantes, quelles sont les deux qui expliquent le mieux que vous n'ayez pas confiance dans ce réseau social ou ces réseaux sociaux? En premier? Et en second?"

Multiple answers were possible.

*The source adds the following information: "Base: aux personnes exprimant de la défiance envers au moins un des réseaux testés, soit 85% de l'échantllion"

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