Facebook may be at risk of trailing down some of its mobile dominance. According to a new study, conducted by the Pew Research Center, more than one in four people has deleted their Facebook app. This data is about deleting the Facebook app from the mobile, not the deletion of the Facebook account. It is worth mentioning that Pew Research has conducted this survey on 4,594 users.
The poll was directed between May 29 and June 11, just weeks after it was revealed that consulting firm Cambridge Analytica collected data from millions of Facebook users without their knowledge. The special thing is that the users of Facebook have been more robust in the younger demographics. Among defendants who delete fakebook is lying at the age of 18 to 29 years old. The study shows around 44 percent of young users deleting their Facebook application.
The study also shows about 74 percent of Facebook users have made important changes to their Facebook account. they changed the privacy settings, break for Facebook for a few weeks or even deleting their Facebook application from the phone itself.
Mobile devices drive huge amounts of usage on Facebook. Data from Statista indicates a whopping 95.1 percent of Facebook users access the platform on mobile devices.
The Pew research has done within a time period when Facebook was on the edge of questioning about Cambridge Anilitica data Scandal. According to a poll of Pew Research, more than a quarter of American Facebook users have removed the application from their phone. 54 percent of US users have made changes to app settings, and 42 percent of these users have stopped using the Facebook app for a few weeks.