Majority of Adults Now Using Social Media

10/11/2011 Data by j.smith


chart: wisconsin households using internet for social media

Majority of Adults Now Using Social Media    
A recent Pew Center study of social media reported that half of adults are now using social networking sites, the largest increase reported among users age 50-64. The number of adult social media users has grown significantly since the study was started in 2005, originally reporting only five percent of adults on social networking sites. Of the majority of adults adopting sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, 32 percent reported logging-in to their profiles daily. Social networkers under the age of 30 remained steady at 61 percent. Read more here.


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