Second screen usage of Gen Z when watching TV 2018

As of the first quarter of 2019, it was found that Gen Z online users were very likely to use another device while watching TV - during the survey period, 95 percent of global respondents aged 16 to 21 years stated that they used another device while watching TV. The most common second screen activity was social media usage while watching TV with 72 percent of respondents stating that they did so.

Second screen usage of Gen Z internet users worldwide while watching TV as of 4th quarter 2018

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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

Q4 2018

Number of respondents

18,331 respondents

Age group

16 to 21 years

Special properties

internet users

Supplementary notes

Original question: "The last time you were watching TV and using the internet, which of the following were you doing?"

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