Social media interaction among Americans during the 2012 Olympics, by type

The statistic shows the results of a survey carried out in order to find out with which types of social media Americans will interact during the 2012 Summer Olympics. 77 percent of Americans surveyed stated that they will interact with Facebook during the 2012 Summer Olympics, whereas 13 percent said they will not interact with any form of social media during the games.

What forms of social media will you interact with while watching the Olympics?

Percentage of respondents
Text messages to friends29%
Google +20%
I will not13%
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Release date

June 2012


United States

Survey time period

July 2012

Number of respondents

1,330 respondents

Special properties

US internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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