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

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

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.
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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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18 to 34 years35 to 54 years55 and over
Multiple times per day30%18%7%
Once per day14%6%2%
Several times a week14%15%11%
Once a week9%8%4%
Less often than once a week12%21%19%
Never21%32%57%
18 to 34 years35 to 54 years55 and over
Multiple times per day30%18%7%
Once per day14%6%2%
Several times a week14%15%11%
Once a week9%8%4%
Less often than once a week12%21%19%
Never21%32%57%
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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.
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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
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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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