Tuesday, January 9, 2007

55% of online Americans, age 12-17 use social netwoks

According to the most recent Pew Internet Research release:

Key findings:
55% of online teens have created a personal profile online, and 55% have used
social networking sites like MySpace or Facebook.

66% of teens who have created a profile say that their profile is not visible to all
internet users. They limit access to their profiles.

48% of teens visit social networking websites daily or more often; 26% visit once
a day, 22% visit several times a day.

Older girls ages 15-17 are more likely to have used social networking sites and
created online profiles; 70% of older girls have used an online social network
compared with 54% of older boys, and 70% of older girls have created an online
profile, while only 57% of older boys have done so.

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