Steps taken by U.S. Facebook users to change usage of platform 2018

This statistic presents the share of Facebook users in the United States who have taken following steps to reframe their relationship with the social network as of June 2018. During the survey period, 42 percent of respondents stated that they had taken a break from checking Facebook for a period of several weeks or more in the past year.

Share of Facebook users in the United States who have taken following steps to reframe their relationship with the social network as of June 2018

Have done this in the past yearHave not done this in the past year
Taken a break from checking Facebook for a period of several weeks or more42%58%
Deleted the Facebook app from your phone26%74%
Adjusted your Facebook privacy settings54%46%
Downloaded all the personal data Facebook has collected about you9%91%
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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 29 to June 11, 2018

Number of respondents

3,413 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Facebook users

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Excluding no/other answers.

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