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ESSENCE Poll: What's Your Social Media Fix?

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Social media rules the world. Don't believe us. Ask the billions of people around the world who log on to check into their favorite social media sites daily.

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 67 percent of adults online are using social networking sites daily. A few more interesting stats from the Pew study:

  • We spend an average of eight hours or more per month on social media.
  • 71 percent of social media users are women. 62 percent are men.
  • 67 percent of adults online use Facebook, 16 percent use Twitter and 15 percent use Pinterest.
  • African-Americans (68%) and Hispanics (72%) use social media more than Whites (65%). Especially Twitter.


Clearly, we're jonesing for social media on the daily. Tell us: what's your fix? Is it one-billion strong Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the ever-growing Pinterest? Maybe you've found a site we don't know about. Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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What's your social media fix?
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