This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 4 July, 2020

Poll: Are you considering deleting your Facebook?

#DeleteFacebook is trending, but what do you think?

Some UK MPs are calling for Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions.
Some UK MPs are calling for Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions.
Image: Getty Images

OVER THE WEEKEND, a series of revelations into the relationship between Facebook and campaign firm Cambridge Analytica have rocked the tech and political worlds.

A Facebook whistleblower and an investigation led by The Observer newspaper claimed that data from 50 million Facebook profiles were used to predict and influence voters’ choices at the ballot box.

Further revelations have followed about Cambridge Analytica allegedly offering to use bribery and entrapment to swing elections.

As Facebook faces potential investigation and calls are made for Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions personally, some people are saying they are considering quitting the social network.

On Twitter, #DeleteFacebook even began trending.

Today’s poll, Are you considering deleting your Facebook?

Poll Results:

Yes (8117)
No, but I'm more likely to than I was (3996)
I don't have a Facebook account (3816)
No (2799)

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Rónán Duffy

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel