Why People Share Content Publicly on Social Media Articles

The percentage of US social media users ages 16+ who say they have shared content publicly for the following reasons:

  • “Make other people laugh”
  • “Express my views/opinions”
  • “Share a memory”
  • “Feel connected with others online”
  • “Show support for people/causes”
  • “Comment on news/current events”
  • “Join a conversation”
  • “Advocate for a brand/product I like”
  • “Promote an account I like to follow”

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