Prevention of bad social media experiences via privacy settings U.S. 2017, by age

Do you agree that potentially negative experiences resulting from social media activity can be prevented through the use of privacy settings?

by J. Clement, last edited Aug 28, 2017
Prevention of bad social media experiences via privacy settings U.S. 2017, by age This statistic illustrates the share of internet users in the United States who agree that potentially negative social media experiences could be prevented through the use of privacy settings. According to the August 2017 survey, 36 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years strongly agreed with this statement.
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Do you agree that potentially negative experiences resulting from social media activity can be prevented through the use of privacy settings?

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18 to 29 years30 to 59 years60 years and older
Strongly agree 36%32%21%
Somewhat agree 45%47%45%
Somewhat disagree 10%9%15%
Strongly disagree 2%3%2%
Not at all sure 7%9%17%
18 to 29 years30 to 59 years60 years and older
Strongly agree 36%32%21%
Somewhat agree 45%47%45%
Somewhat disagree 10%9%15%
Strongly disagree 2%3%2%
Not at all sure 7%9%17%
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by J. Clement, last edited Aug 28, 2017
This statistic illustrates the share of internet users in the United States who agree that potentially negative social media experiences could be prevented through the use of privacy settings. According to the August 2017 survey, 36 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years strongly agreed with this statement.
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