Canadians’ assessments of social media in their lives

Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202100300004

Description: This study uses the 2018 Canadian Internet Use Survey to examine reports of the negative effects individuals aged 15 to 64 experience because of their use of social networking websites or apps. Social media refers to digital platforms that allow users to create and share content (e.g., text-based posts, photos and videos) and online profiles, and to interact with other users. In 2018, social media was regularly used by about 9 in 10 Canadians aged 15 to 34, 8 in 10 of those aged 35 to 49, and 6 in 10 of those aged 50 to 64.
Issue Number: 2021003
Author(s): Schellenberg, Grant; Fonberg, Jonathan David; Schimmele, Christoph
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