Share of adults in the United States who are familiar with the word selfie as of February 2017

Share of U.S. adults who are familiar with the term selfie 2017 This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who are familiar with the word "selfie" as of February 2017. According to the survey, 70 percent of respondents stated to be very familiar with the term, while one percent said they were very unfamiliar.
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Share of respondents
Very familiar70%
Somewhat familiar24%
Unfamiliar2%
Very unfamiliar1%
Don't know3%
Share of respondents
Very familiar70%
Somewhat familiar24%
Unfamiliar2%
Very unfamiliar1%
Don't know3%
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This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who are familiar with the word "selfie" as of February 2017. According to the survey, 70 percent of respondents stated to be very familiar with the term, while one percent said they were very unfamiliar.
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Release date
March 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
February 27 to 28, 2017
Number of respondents
1,121 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Supplementary notes
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. How familiar are you with the word 'selfie'?

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