U.S. user reasons for sharing life milestones on social media 2017

This statistic presents the most common reasons as to why U.S. online users share life milestones on social media. According to the September 2017 findings, 54 percent of respondents stated that their reason for sharing life milestones on social media was due to wanting to invite their network to celebrate the milestone, while 43 percent reported to wanting to inform their network of such events.

Reasons online users in the United States share life milestones on social media as of September 2017

Share of respondents
Invite network to celebrate54%
Inform my network43%
Share helpful information42%
Acknowledgement33%
Receive congratulations29%
Answer questions about experience21%
Increase social standing17%
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Sources

Release date

November 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 20 to September 21, 2017

Number of respondents

1,220 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

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