Ten Facts About Americans and Facebook
Pew Research has insightful data reflecting their behavior
It’s been 15 years since the creation of Facebook, a platform that revolutionized social media in the United States and around the world. While Facebook remains immensely popular – and highly profitable – it has attracted scrutiny in the U.S. in recent years because of concerns over its ability to keep users’ personal information private and its role in the 2016 presidential election.
Here are 10 facts about Americans and Facebook, based on Pew Research Center surveys conducted in 2018:
- Around two-thirds (68 percent) of U.S. adults use Facebook, according to a survey conducted in January 2018. That’s unchanged from April 2016, the previous time the center asked this question, but up from 54 percent of adults in August 2012.
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