How much do you trust social media companies to safeguard the personal data of their users?
U.S. trust in social media companies safeguarding personal user data 2018
This statistic presents the level trust of U.S. adults in social media companies in regards to safeguarding the personal data of their users. According to the April 2018 findings, 34 percent of respondents stated to not trusting social media companies at all in their capabilities of safeguarding their user's personal data.
How much do you trust social media companies to safeguard the personal data of their users?
Share of respondents
A great deal4%
Some20%
Not very much33%
Do not trust at all34%
Prefer not to say8%
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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

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Question: "How much do you trust social media companies (eg. Facebook and Twitter) to safeguard the personal data of their users?"

U.S. trust in social media companies safeguarding personal user data 2018
This statistic presents the level trust of U.S. adults in social media companies in regards to safeguarding the personal data of their users. According to the April 2018 findings, 34 percent of respondents stated to not trusting social media companies at all in their capabilities of safeguarding their user's personal data.
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