Typical social media posts of adults in the United States as of June 2016

U.S. adults typical social media posts 2016 This statistic presents the most typical social media posts of adults in the United States as of June 2016. During the survey period, 34 percent of respondents stated that they posted about their family on social networks.
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Share of respondents
Engage with social media (net)77%
My family34%
Humor (funny quizzes, memes, videos)30%
My friends26%
Travel18%
My child(ren)18%
Food18%
Entertainment (movies, tv shows, celebrities)17%
My pets17%
Sports13%
Politics11%
My work7%
Something else20%
N/A - I don't engage in social media in any way23%
Share of respondents
Engage with social media (net)77%
My family34%
Humor (funny quizzes, memes, videos)30%
My friends26%
Travel18%
My child(ren)18%
Food18%
Entertainment (movies, tv shows, celebrities)17%
My pets17%
Sports13%
Politics11%
My work7%
Something else20%
N/A - I don't engage in social media in any way23%
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This statistic presents the most typical social media posts of adults in the United States as of June 2016. During the survey period, 34 percent of respondents stated that they posted about their family on social networks.
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Release date
July 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
June 7 to 9, 2016
Number of respondents
2,034 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey

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