Survey and map data
Supporting COVID-19 research
With over two billion people on Facebook, we are in a unique position to support public health research. We have partnered with trusted academic and non-profit institutions since 2017, through our Data for Good programme, to build a research network to address some of the world's greatest humanitarian issues. Recently, we partnered with Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Maryland to invite people to participate in surveys about COVID-19 symptoms and risk factors. We use the survey data on our map, and we also show other publicly available aggregate data to provide a more holistic view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our partner initiatives are designed with privacy in mind from the start.