U.S. Facebook usage change over privacy concerns 2018

This statistic presents the behavioral changes over Facebook privacy concerns by adults in the United States as of April 2018. According to the findings, 31.29 percent of respondents stated that they were planning on using Facebook much less in the future due to privacy concerns regarding the social media platform. Additionally, 9.41 percent of respondents reported to have completely deleted their Facebook account after becoming aware of Facebook's usage of their private data.

Facebook usage changers over privacy concerns by adults in the United States as of April 2018

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Release date

January 2019


United States

Survey time period

April 2018

Number of respondents

983 respondents

Supplementary notes

Question: "What changes have you made to the ways you use Facebook due to your concerns over your privacy? Select all that apply. If no statement fits your belief or opinion please write it in the text box labeled "other"."
Source did not specify the age range of respondents that were surveyed.

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