U.S. group chat usage frequency 2017, by age group

This statistic presents the frequency of U.S. adults using the group chat function of text messaging (SMS) or online messaging applications, sorted by age group. During the December 2017 survey, 30 percent of respondents aged between 18 and 34 years stated that they did so multiple times per day.

Frequency of using group chat function of text messaging (SMS) or online messaging applications according to adults in the United States as of December 2017, by age group

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Source

Release date

January 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 8 to 11, 2017

Number of respondents

1,170 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Question: How often, if ever, do you use the group chat function of text messaging (SMS) or online messaging applications (e.g., Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, GroupMe, etc.)?

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