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Reach of social media used by U.S. teens and young adults 2020

This statistic gives information on the most popular social media sites used by teenage and young adult internet users in the United States as of the third quarter of 2020. During the survey period, it was found that 63 percent of responding internet users aged 15 to 25 years used social photo sharing app Instagram. Despite Snapchat's dominance, Facebook continues to be the more widely used social networking site used by teenagers and young adults7. A total of 50 percent of respondents currently use Facebook, compared to 48 percent of respondents who stated that they used Snapchat. Yet when teens, whose average age was 16, rated their most important social network, Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter where given more important ratings than Facebook. These social networks are being increasingly visited via mobile devices.

Reach of leading social networking sites used by teenage and young adult online users in the United States as of 3rd quarter 2020

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AudienceProject
Release date

September 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

Q3 2020

Age group

15 to 25 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

total survey n=2,000+

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