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.

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

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Sources

Release date

April 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 8 to April 10, 2018

Number of respondents

1,500 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. adult population; asked of those who access Facebook

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Question: "Which, if any, of the following reasons best describe what you use Facebook for? Please select all that apply."

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