Social media platform features usage frequency in the United States 2018

This statistic presents the frequency of social media platform feature usage in the United States as of February 2018. According to the results, 47 percent of surveyed internet users in the United States stated that they preferred to use Facebook for news feed feature, while in comparison only six percent stated similar preferences in use for Instagram.

Frequency of social media feature use in the United States as of February 2018, by social media platform

FacebookInstagramSnapchatTwitter
News feed47%6%3%8%
Live broadcasting29%7%4%4%
Private messaging55%6%7%3%
Stories/Disappearing Posts29%6%15%4%
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Source

Release date

February 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 8 to February 10, 2018

Number of respondents

2,201 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Question: "Which of the following social media platforms do you prefer to use for the following features? News feed, Live broadcasting, Private messaging, Stories/disappearing posts"

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