According to a recent poll by AP and CNBC held earlier this month, 46% American thinks that Facebook will fade away as soon as new thing come up. Poll was held by Associated Press and CNBC on 1,004 people all over America on telephone.
General thinking is that Facebook with more than 900million users all over the world is very popular but the poll shows that only 51% American users are in favor of Facebook compare to 71% for Google, Apple and Microsoft.
Survey also exposed the ability of Owner of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg as Only 18% American are confident about Mark Zuckerberg leadership qualities with 40% says “Somewhat Confident” and 20% believes that Mark Zuckerberg is not a person to own a successful business.
On a question “As a Company, How do you feel Facebook is Valued”. 50% rated Facebook IPO are overvalued with 32% rated Fairly valued.
Facebook has been facing privacy issue since its beginning so when people are asked on privacy 59% say they have little or no faith in Facebook to protect their privacy.
Survey also mentioned that 54% Americans do not feel safe while purchasing good and services on facebook with only 8% feel safe in doing purchases of goods and using services like clothing or travel on facebook.
And most importantly is that Advertisers and Businesses who thinks facebook as a great tool of marketing their products should think otherwise as the survey shows 83% users have hardly ever or never clicked on advertising or sponsored content when using the site.
Point to be noted here is that among 1,004 people who are surveyed 3 out of 7 use facebook everyday and those who are in favor of Facebook have made their opinion after watching “The Social Network” movie based on Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg.