De-Friending Facebook: Who Quits and Why?

Your next video will start in

Recommended Videos

  • Info

  • Comments


Sept. 23 (Bloomberg) -- On today's "Off The Charts," Bloomberg chief markets correspondent Scarlet Fu looks at a study of people who have given up their Facebook accounts and why they decided to leave. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."

People who quit facebook, and another 300 who stayed on.

Three out of four quitters are male, while facebook users are predominantly e-mail.

The average age of users is 24 and the well quitters are 31. facebook quitters are less opulent, they have fewer friends.

There 354 those who stay on.

-- 250350 for thosuee who stay on.

As to those who decide to quit they spoke, almost half of them do not like how facebook feeds their personal data.

Are they leaving facebook entirely, or they just shifting to a different medium?

They are dropping facebook completely.

Another portion quits because of the design changes.

Annoying facebook friends is also another factor.

Shallow conversations, the pressure to add friends all the time.

The updates from all of the

This text has been automatically generated. It may not be 100% accurate.


BTV Channel Finder


ZIP is required for U.S. locations

Bloomberg Television in   change