Share of social media users in the United States who say it would be easy for social media to figure out selected traits about them as of June 2018
Perception of U.S. users social site's ability to identify key user traits 2018
This statistic presents the share of social media users in the United States who say it would be easy for social media to figure out selected traits about them as of June 2018. According to the findings, 84 percent of respondents believed that social media networks that is was very or somewhat easy to find out their race or ethnicity.
Share of social media users in the United States who say it would be easy for social media to figure out selected traits about them as of June 2018
Very/somewhat difficultVery/somewhat easy
Race or ethnicity16%84%
Hobbies and interests20%79%
Political affiliation28%71%
Religious beliefs35%65%
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Sources

Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 29 to June 11, 2018

Number of respondents

4,594 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

social media users who use facebook, twitter, instagram, and other platforms

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Figures may not add up to 100 percent due to the respondents who did not give an answer are not shown.

Perception of U.S. users social site's ability to identify key user traits 2018
This statistic presents the share of social media users in the United States who say it would be easy for social media to figure out selected traits about them as of June 2018. According to the findings, 84 percent of respondents believed that social media networks that is was very or somewhat easy to find out their race or ethnicity.
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