At a Glance: Social Media Use in 2021

The Pew Research Center’s latest survey on social media use finds that among the vast majority of Americans who use socials, YouTube (81%) and Facebook (69%) dominate. Other findings include:

While social media use has remained steady in recent years, its use by 35- to 49-year-olds (81%) has nearly caught up to that of 18- to 29-year-olds (84%). Meanwhile, there are now more than 100 widely recognized social media platforms. 5/3/2021