Facebook usage reasons according to U.S. users 2013, by gender

This statistic shows presents reasons for Facebook usage according to users in the United States as of September 2013, by gender. During a survey, it was found that 54 percent of female respondents cited seeing photos or videos as a major reason for their Facebook usage.

Reasons for Facebook usage according to users in the United States as of September 2013, by gender

MenWomen
Sharing with many people at once42%50%
Seeing photos or videos39%54%
Receiving updates or comments39%39%
Seeing entertaining or funny posts35%43%
Keeping up with news and current events31%31%
Learning about ways to help others25%35%
Receiving support from people in your network16%29%
Getting feedback on content you posted16%17%
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Source

Release date

February 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 7 to September 10, 2013

Number of respondents

1,801 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Facebook users

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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