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Half of US teens use the internet ‘almost constantly’. But where are they spending their time online?

The most popular social media platforms among this age group are YouTube, TikTok and Instagram, with less than a third saying they use Facebook. Image: Unsplash/Creative Christians

Stefan Ellerbeck

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The number of teens using social media, constantly have risen from 24% to 46%, from 2014-15 to 2022.
The number of teens using social media, constantly have risen from 24% to 46%, from 2014-15 to 2022.

Chart showing social media use by demographic.
Chart showing social media use by demographic.

Youtube is the leading social media platforms teens are using.
Youtube is the leading social media platforms teens are using.

Chart showing teen social media use by demographic.
36% of teens say they spend too much time on social media.

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