U.S. user reasons for sharing life milestones on social media 2017

Reasons online users in the United States share life milestones on social media as of September 2017

by J. Clement, last edited Mar 15, 2018
U.S. user reasons for sharing life milestones on social media 2017 This statistic presents the most common reasons as to why U.S. online users share life milestones on social media. According to the September 2017 findings, 54 percent of respondents stated that their reason for sharing life milestones on social media was due to wanting to invite their network to celebrate the milestone, while 43 percent reported to wanting to inform their network of such events.
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Reasons online users in the United States share life milestones on social media as of September 2017

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Share of respondents
Invite network to celebrate54%
Inform my network43%
Share helpful information42%
Acknowledgement33%
Receive congratulations29%
Answer questions about experience21%
Increase social standing17%
Share of respondents
Invite network to celebrate54%
Inform my network43%
Share helpful information42%
Acknowledgement33%
Receive congratulations29%
Answer questions about experience21%
Increase social standing17%
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by J. Clement, last edited Mar 15, 2018
This statistic presents the most common reasons as to why U.S. online users share life milestones on social media. According to the September 2017 findings, 54 percent of respondents stated that their reason for sharing life milestones on social media was due to wanting to invite their network to celebrate the milestone, while 43 percent reported to wanting to inform their network of such events.
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