U.S. social media privacy setting confidence 2017, by age group

This statistic presents the share of internet users in the United States who stated they felt confidence about their privacy settings on their social media accounts working as intended. During the August 2017 survey, only 12 percent of respondents aged 60 years and older felt very confident in navigating and utilizing social media privacy settings. A total of 25 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years felt very confident regarding this issue.

How confident are you that the privacy settings selected on your social media account(s) function in the way that you would like?

18 to 29 years30 to 59 years60 years and older
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Source

Release date

August 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 10 to 14, 2017

Number of respondents

1,020 respondents

Age group

18 to 69 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: How confident are you that the privacy settings selected on your social media account(s) function in the way that you would like?

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