Most popular social media platform activities of teens in the United States in 2011

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Send instant messages or chat with a friend through the social network site88%
Post comments on something a friend has posted87%
Post a status update86%
Post a photo or video80%
Send private messages to a friend within the social network site76%
Tag people in posts, photos or videos69%
Play a game on a social network site50%

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This statistic shows the most popular activities of U.S. teenagers on social media sites in 2011. During that period of time, 86 percent of participants stated they use them to post status updates, whereas 87 percent of teen respondents stated that they commented on friends' status updates.
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Release date
November 2011
United States
Survey time period
April 19 to July 14, 2011
Number of respondents
799 respondents
Age group
12-17 years

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