Three in four (74%) teen social media users have deleted people from their network or friends’ list.
Archives for May 28, 2013
17% online teens say they have been contacted online by someone they did not know in a way that made them feel scared or uncomfortable.
Parents show much greater levels of concern than their children about advertisers accessing information about their child.
40% of teen social media users say they are “very” or “somewhat” concerned that some of the information they share on social networking sites might be accessed by third parties.
Teens with an above-average number of friends are more likely to include a photo of themselves, their school name, their relationship status, and their cell phone number on their profile.
Teen Facebook users with more than 600 friends are more likely to be friends on Facebook with peers who don’t attend their own school.
Teens with a larger number of Facebook friends also tend to maintain profiles on a wider range of platforms outside of Facebook itself.
Some 65% of teens with more than 600 friends on Facebook say that they visit social networking sites several times a day.
Teen Facebook users have an average (mean number) of 425.4 friends, with the typical (median) teen Facebook user having 300 friends.
The typical (median) teen Facebook user has 300 friends. Among older teens and girls, the median increases to 350 friends.