Share of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie 2018, by age group

Share of adults in the United States who have ever taken a selfie as of August 2018, by age group

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Release date

August 2018


United States

Survey time period

February 27 to 28, 2017

Number of respondents

1,190 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: The Oxford English Dictionary defines 'selfie' as a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website. With this definition in mind, how often, if at all, do you generally take selfies?
Respondents stating very/somewhat often, and not very often, excluding never/not sure.
Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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