Social media use while watching TV in the UK in 2019/2020, by age group

The results of a survey carried out in the UK in 2019/2020 show that younger generations are more likely to use social media while watching TV. More than a third of those aged 18 to 24 said they always did so, with just five percent saying they never did.

TV activities: How often, if at all, do you use social media sites while watching TV?

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Source

In cooperation with
dunnhumby Beyond
Release date

June 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

December 2019 to June 2020

Number of respondents

8,940 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question phrased by the source: "How often, if at all, do you do any of the following activities whilst watching TV? Please select one option per row: Use social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)"

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