Number of people U.S. teens follow on Twitter in 2012

This statistic gives information on U.S. teenagers' social networking habits. During the survey, which was conducted in early 2012, 24 percent of 13 to 17 year-olds with a Twitter account reported that they followed more than 100 people on the social networking site.

Number of people teenagers from the United States follow on Twitter in 2012

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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

Special properties

Twitter users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The original wording by the source was: "Among the 22% of 13- to 17-year-olds with a Twitter account, percent who follow..."

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