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Generation X reasons for using social media worldwide 2017

This statistic presents the most popular social media usage reasons for Generation X internet users worldwide as of the fourth quarter of 2017. According to the findings, 38 percent of respondents stated that their primary reason for using social media was to stay up-to-date with news and current affairs, while in comparison 30 percent of respondents reported that a key reason was to find funny or entertaining content.

Most popular social media usage reasons among Generation X internet users worldwide as of 4th quarter 2017

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Source

Release date

May 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

Q4 2017

Number of respondents

36,246 respondents

Age group

35-53 years

Special properties

internet users

Supplementary notes

Generation X respondents are born between years 1964 to 1982.
Question: "What are your main reasons for using social media?"

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