Individuals who believed that social media is a good thing in the UK in 2017

This statistic displays the share of respondents who believed that social media has a positive impact on society in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. Of the different generational groups identified, the group that agreed with this the most was the Gen Z group, with 31 percent stating that social media has a positive impact on society. The generational group that agreed with this the least was the Boomers group, with only 15 percent from this group agreeing that social media has a positive impact on society.

Share of generational groups who believed that social media has a positive impact on society in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Source

Release date

November 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

2,500 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

Generations defined as:
Gen Z: 16-21 years Millennials: 22-35 years Gen X: 36-55 years Boomers: 56+ years
These age bands have been weighted to represent the UK population, as has gender (49% male, 51% female)

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