U.S. teens' desire to disconnect from social media in 2012

This statistic shows the share of teenagers who would like to unplug from social networking, by statements they supported. The survey, which was carried out in early 2012, shows that 36 percent of U.S. teenagers sometimes wished they could go back to a time before Facebook.

U.S. teens who are interested in disconnecting from social media in 2012, by statement

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Release date

June 2012


United States

Survey time period

February and March 2012

Number of respondents

1,030 respondents

Age group

13-17 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This statistic shows only those respondents who "strongly agree" or "somewhat agree" with the statements provided. The source does not state whether these respondents make up the total of surveyed teenagers or not.

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