Facebook Photos Survey: Half of Users Interested in Shared Albums

Facebook has begun rolling out a new feature that allows people to invite their friends to contribute photos to their albums. These shared albums could allow people to keep photos from a specific event all in one place. How many Facebook users are interested in this new feature?

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In Ask Your Target Market’s latest survey, 21% of Facebook users said that they often upload photos to the site. 37% said they sometimes upload photos on Facebook. 23% said they rarely add photos. And 18% of Facebook users said they never upload photos on the site.

Photo Albums

It’s clear that most Facebook users have added photos to the site, but not all of those photos could necessarily fall into the category of shared photo albums. Day-to-day photos, as opposed to those from specific events, might not fit into shared albums as well. Of those who have added photos on Facebook, 18% said that all of their photos are sorted into albums from specific events. 20% said that most of their photos are in albums from specific events. 16% said about half their photos are from specific events and the other half are just day-to-day photos. 21% said that most of their Facebook photos are just day-to-day photos. And 26% said that none of their Facebook photos are sorted into albums from specific events.

Shared Albums

More specifically, just 5% of Facebook users said that they have already taken advantage of the new shared albums feature. 10% said that they are definitely interested in using the new feature. 30% said they would probably be interested. 33% said they would probably not be interested. And 22% said they are definitely not interested in using the new shared albums on Facebook.

You can view the complete survey results in the widget below and be sure to click “Open Full Report” to take advantage of all the chart and filter options.

Photo Credit: Facebook Photo Albums from Flickr

What do you want to know? If you need some consumer insights on a particular topic, let us know in the comments below and we’ll consider it for an upcoming survey post.

Results were collected on August 27 via AYTM’s online survey panel.

Anne Pilon brings 3 years experience to AYTM as a blogger and journalist. She has a degree in journalism and marketing communications from Columbia College in Chicago and enjoys writing about business, marketing, social media, and art.