U.S. parental awareness of children's social media accounts 2018

This statistic presents the awareness of U.S. parents regarding their children's social media accounts as of February 2018, by social media platform. According to the findings, the majority of parents surveyed were aware of their child having a Facebook account. In comparison, only 22 percent of parents were aware of their children having a Twitter account.

Share of parents in the United States who are aware of their children's social media accounts as of February 2018, by platform

YesNoDon't know/No opinion
Facebook52%38%10%
Instagram34%48%18%
Snapchat32%49%19%
Twitter22%57%21%
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Source

Release date

February 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 8 to February 10, 2018

Number of respondents

2,201 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Question: "Does your child have an account on any of the following social media platforms, or not? Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter"

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