# If Ag2SO4 dissociates into 2Ag+ and SO4^2-, Why doesn't SO4^2- dissociate into oxygen and sulphur? [duplicate]

When $\ce{Ag2SO4}$ dissociates it becomes $\ce{2Ag^+}$ and $\ce{SO4^2-}$

Why doesn't the $\ce{SO4^2-}$ dissociate further into oxygen and sulfur?