Internet & Tech | May 21, 2013

How Teens Share Information on Social Media

Teens share a wide range of information about themselves on social networking sites. While the sites themselves are designed to encourage sharing, many teens actively monitor their reputation on social media. Answer the question below to begin building the interactive profile, and explore what teens post and prune on their profiles.

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How Teens Share Information on Social Media

Surprised about what you found? Impressed or discouraged by what teens do and don’t share? Learn more about teens, social media, and privacy by following the links below:

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Of teen social media users, on the network they use most often...

The first ten questions were asked regarding the social media profile each teen used most often.
The results shown are based on a survey of 802 teens ages 12-17 conducted July 26-September 30, 2012.
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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 social media users is +/- 5.1 percentage points.