Numbers, Facts and Trends Shaping Your World

Connection, Creativity and Drama: Teen Life on Social Media in 2022


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at

Primary researchers

Monica Anderson, Associate Director, Research
Emily A. Vogels, Research Associate
Andrew Perrin, Former Research Analyst
Lee Rainie, Director, Internet and Technology Research

Research team        

Michelle Faverio, Research Analyst
Risa Gelles-Watnick, Research Assistant
Colleen McClain, Research Associate

Editorial and graphic design

Margaret Porteus, Information Graphics Designer
David Kent, Senior Copy Editor

Communications and web publishing

Haley Nolan, Communications Manager
Kelsey Beveridge, Communications Associate
Sara Atske, Associate Digital Producer

In addition, the project benefited greatly from the guidance of Pew Research Center’s methodology team: Courtney Kennedy, Andrew Mercer, Dorene Asare-Marfo, Ashley Amaya and Arnold Lau. This project also benefited from feedback by the following Pew Research Center staff: Juliana Horowitz and Justin Nortey, as well as former Pew Research Center staff: Nick Bertoni and Ruth Igielnik. The Center gained invaluable advice in developing the questionnaire from Amanda Lenhart, Program Director of Health and Data Research at the Data & Society Research Institute, and Bobby Duffy, Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Policy Institute at King’s College London.

Icon for promotion number 1

Sign up for our weekly newsletter

Fresh data delivery Saturday mornings

Icon for promotion number 1

Sign up for The Briefing

Weekly updates on the world of news & information

Report Materials

Table of Contents

Table of Contents