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The Drum: #DeleteFacebook movement builds up steam

The Drum: #DeleteFacebook movement builds up steam

Originally published: The Drum, 18 June 2018

A global social media movement encouraging people to scrap their Facebook accounts appears to be gaining traction with the results of new research showing that a quarter of members have deleted or changed their settings in response to recent scandals.

The study, conducted by Pureprofile, found that Britain led the way in account deactivations with 14% ending their membership, ahead of comparable figures from Australia (12%), the United States (10%) and New Zealand (9%). Read more >