Reach of selected social networks in the United States as of February 2017, by age group
U.S. usage reach of leading social networks 2017, by age group
This statistic presents the reach of selected social networks among internet users in the United States as of February 2017, sorted by age group. As of the survey period, it was found that Facebook was used by 86 percent of online adults aged 18 to 29 years.
Reach of selected social networks in the United States as of February 2017, by age group
Age 18-29Age 30-59Age 60+
Facebook 86%81%67%
Google+ 26%23%9%
Instagram 58%31%7%
LinkedIn 19%21%15%
Pinterest 37%28%20%
Reddit 15%5%1%
Snapchat 45%16%1%
Tumblr 21%7%2%
Twitter 47%39%16%
YouTube 71%52%25%
Other 1%1%1%
I don’t use social media 2%9%27%
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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 2 to 8, 2017

Number of respondents

1,446 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: [ ... ] Which of the following social media platforms do you use in your spare time?

U.S. usage reach of leading social networks 2017, by age group
This statistic presents the reach of selected social networks among internet users in the United States as of February 2017, sorted by age group. As of the survey period, it was found that Facebook was used by 86 percent of online adults aged 18 to 29 years.
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