U.S. adults supporting verification to create social media profile 2022, by age group

Share of adults in the United States who support identity verification to create a social media profile as of January 2022, by age group

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Release date

January 2022

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 14 to 15, 2022

Number of respondents

2,211 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Do you support or oppose the following measures social media companies could take to help reduce catfishing on their platforms? Require users to verify their identities before creating a profile".
The source defines catfishing as a situation "where users are tricked by fake accounts into online relationships and sometimes scammed out of money".

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