U.S. teens who come across selected personalities on social media 2018, by frequency

Percentage of teenagers in the United States who come across the following types of people on social media as of April 2018, by frequency

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Release date

September 2018


United States

Survey time period

March 22 to April 10, 2018

Number of respondents

1,141 respondents

Age group

13-17 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Oversharers: people who share way too much personal stuff on social media Artsy types: people who focus on posting beautiful photographs, close-ups, black-and-whites Socialites: people who always know what’s happening socially and where to be Ranters: people who rant about things a lot Gossips: people who spread rumors about other people Instagram baddies: girls who post lots of selfies in which they show a lot of skin and always look perfect Ghosts: people who follow you but never interact with you Muscle men: guys who post lots of perfect-looking gym pictures

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