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BizReport : Social Marketing : January 11, 2013

Facebook has worst customer satisfaction rating of all social media

Facebook may be huge but, even with 1 billion users around the globe, the social networking giant isn't scoring well in customer satisfaction, according to new figures released by the American Consumer Satisfaction Index.

by Helen Leggatt

Pretty much every social media platform has beaten Facebook in the customer satisfaction stakes, according to the ACSI.

Google+ took top place among social media with a score of 78, along with Wikipedia. Meanwhile YouTube scored 73, Pinterest 69, Twitter 64 and LinkedIn scored 63.

Facebook's customer satisfaction rating fell to 61 from 66 in ACSI's 2011 study, making it the fifth in the Top 15 worst rated U.S. companies for customer service.

Speaking to, Larry Freed, CEO of customer experience firm ForeSee (an ASCI partner), said there are many reasons why customers are unhappy with Facebook, mostly to do with concerns about privacy policies, advertising and security issues.

"They're in a near monopoly situation: That's where everybody is and there's really no other game in town. Yet consumers are pretty dissatisfied with Facebook," Freed told

Tags: customer satisfaction, social media

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  • unhappy facebook customer:(

    facebook need to get there act together,its not making no sence that u can not talk to some one to get help but they want to advise there Facebook add on every ones sits with bunnies other social media.The guy who is the CEO of Facebook need to be suited for poor sevies and ect. Facebook get it together are u going to find more & more peoples complaints about your sit.if u all don't do some thing peoples will get together and potions you all to be shut down your sites. Facebook customer.



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