Frequency of U.S. users posting comments on digital media 2017

This statistic shows the response to a survey on online commenting frequency amongst adults in the United States in August 2017. During the survey period, it was found that 50 percent of respondents made or posted comments on social media every day.

How often do you make or post comments on the following types of digital media?

Every dayA few times a weekOnce a weekA few times a monthOnce a monthLess than once a monthNever
Social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, etc.)50%18%5%7%4%5%11%
Videos/vlogs (e.g., YouTube, Vimeo etc.)25%17%7%10%4%10%27%
Entertainment/news articles (e.g., New York Times articles, Buzzfeed articles, etc.)15%13%7%9%3%9%44%
Chat boards/forums/imageboards (e.g., Reddit)10%12%6%7%4%12%49%
Blogs (e.g., Lifehacker, TMZ, Jezebel, etc.)10%12%5%6%3%11%54%
Review sites (e.g., Yelp, TripAdvisor, etc.)8%14%8%12%7%17%34%
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Release date

August 2017


United States

Survey time period

August 10 to 14, 2017

Number of respondents

1,020 respondents

Age group

18 to 69 years

Method of interview

Online survey

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