Teens on Facebook: What They Share with Friends
The typical (median) teen Facebook user has 300 friends. The larger a teen’s network, the more likely they are to have a wider variety of friends and share more personal information. In the interactive below, click through the range of network ‘friend’ sizes to see changes in what they share, and how they compare to all teen Facebook users.
who say they have shared their… *
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*This question originally asked teens to think about the information they post to the social networking site they use most often.
Source: Pew Internet Parent/Teen Privacy Survey, July 26-September 30, 2012. n=802 teens ages 12-17. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish and on landline and cell phones. Margin of error for results based on teen Facebook users is +/- 5.3 percentage points.