Social Network Study Reveals The Dominant Age Groups of Social Media Users

Posted by: Xavier Loya

I would like to share a unique study over the age demographics of social media users. Many would assume that most social media users are young tech-savvy teens but this online story brings out the truth behind the myth.

Study: Ages of social network users

How old is the average Twitter or Facebook user? What about all the other social network sites, like MySpace, LinkedIn, and so on? How is age distributed across the millions and millions of social network users out there?

To find out, we pulled together age statistics for 19 different social network sites, and crunched the numbers.

Full list of sites in this study: Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter, Slashdot, Reddit, Digg, Delicious, StumbleUpon, FriendFeed,, Friendster, LiveJournal, Hi5, Tagged, Ning, Xanga,, Bebo.

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