Users who tend to exaggerate their travel experiences online

The statistic represents the percentage of travelers having a tendency to exaggerate their travel experiences when updating their social networks online, sorted by travelers' age groups. In 2011, 28 percent of millenials, aged 18 to 33, admitted to exaggerate.

Percentage of U.S. travelers who tend to exaggerate their travel experiences when updating their social networks in 2011, by age*

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Source

Release date

April 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 4 to 15, 2011

Number of respondents

590 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Travelers who share their experiences online

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Respondents were asked if they agreed with the following statement:"I admit it, I have a tendency to exaggerate my travel experiences when updating my online social networks."

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