U.S. frequency of posting regrettable comments on social media 2015

This statistic presents the frequency of adults in the United States posting online comments and social media messages that they regret afterwards. During the July 2015 survey, it was found that 7 percent posted regrettable comments on a daily basis. In total, 38 percent of respondents stated that they had never posted a comment or text they wished they had never sent.

How often have you published a text, tweet, a comment on a comment board, or other social media message and wish that you had never sent it?

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Source

Release date

July 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 2015

Number of respondents

842 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Regular social media users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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