Teen perspectives on positive effects of social media in the U.S. 2018

Leading reasons why teenagers in the United States feel that social media has a mostly positive effect on people their own age as of April 2018

Teen perspectives on positive effects of social media in the U.S. 2018 This statistic shows the leading reasons why teenagers in the United States feel that social media has a mostly positive effect on people their own age as of April 2018. The findings show that 40 percent of surveyed U.S. teens feel that the most positive effect of social people on people their age is connecting with friends and/or family.
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Leading reasons why teenagers in the United States feel that social media has a mostly positive effect on people their own age as of April 2018

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Share of respondents
Connecting with friends/family40%
Easier to find news/info16%
Meeting others with the same interests15%
Keeps you entertained/upbeat9%
Self-expression7%
Getting support from others5%
Learning new things4%
Other6%
Share of respondents
Connecting with friends/family40%
Easier to find news/info16%
Meeting others with the same interests15%
Keeps you entertained/upbeat9%
Self-expression7%
Getting support from others5%
Learning new things4%
Other6%
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This statistic shows the leading reasons why teenagers in the United States feel that social media has a mostly positive effect on people their own age as of April 2018. The findings show that 40 percent of surveyed U.S. teens feel that the most positive effect of social people on people their age is connecting with friends and/or family.
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