Poll of 1,207 UK 10-18 year olds about social media.
- Young people aged 10-18 in the UK are active users of social media, with more than half of 10-18 year olds having accounts with Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat.
- Experiences of young people on social media appear to be generally positive. Of the words tested, the top words 10-18 year olds social media users use to describe how they feel when using social media are ‘Happy’ and ‘Friendly’.
- Only a quarter of UK 10-18 year olds social media users say they think that social media companies take trolling / online bullying seriously enough.
Date Published: 09/02/2016
Categories: Public and communities | Technology & Telecoms | UK
ComRes interviewed 1,207 UK 10-18 year olds online between 6th and 18th January 2016. Data were weighted by age, gender and region to be representative of all 10-18 year olds in the UK.