CHILD PROTECTION
Mental Health and Social Media
5 questions polled on this topic
29% response rate
892 responded out of 3,122 polled
Aug 27. 2018
47% of U-Reporters believe that social media has the greatest impact on youth mental health. Does social media affect your mental health?
Aug 27. 2018
Does your reputation on social media matter more to you than your reputation in real life?
Aug 27. 2018
Do you think social media has the potential to be a toxic environment?
Aug 27. 2018
How many hours per day do you use social media?
Aug 27. 2018
What do you do to protect your mental health when using social media?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 27. 2018
47% of U-Reporters believe that social media has the greatest impact on youth mental health. Does social media affect your mental health?
892 responded out of 3,122 polled
Female
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No

Male
39%
Yes
 
Yes
61%
No
 
No
0-14
69%
yes
 
yes
31%
no
 
no

15-19
47%
yes
 
yes
53%
no
 
no

20-24
48%
yes
 
yes
52%
no
 
no

25-30
37%
yes
 
yes
63%
no
 
no

31-34
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
80%
yes
 
yes
20%
no
 
no
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
AUG 27. 2018
Does your reputation on social media matter more to you than your reputation in real life?
830 responded out of 892 polled
Female
13%
Yes
 
Yes
87%
No
 
No

Male
11%
Yes
 
Yes
89%
No
 
No
0-14
14%
yes
 
yes
86%
no
 
no

15-19
17%
yes
 
yes
83%
no
 
no

20-24
9%
yes
 
yes
91%
no
 
no

25-30
11%
yes
 
yes
89%
no
 
no

31-34
25%
yes
 
yes
75%
no
 
no

35+
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no
13%
Yes
 
Yes
87%
No
 
No
AUG 27. 2018
Do you think social media has the potential to be a toxic environment?
798 responded out of 830 polled
Female
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No

Male
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No
0-14
64%
yes
 
yes
36%
no
 
no

15-19
81%
yes
 
yes
19%
no
 
no

20-24
92%
yes
 
yes
8%
no
 
no

25-30
87%
yes
 
yes
13%
no
 
no

31-34
75%
yes
 
yes
25%
no
 
no

35+
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No
AUG 27. 2018
How many hours per day do you use social media?
782 responded out of 799 polled
Female
43%
0-5
 
0-5
28%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
13%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
16%
16+
 
16+

Male
43%
0-5
 
0-5
24%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
18%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
15%
16+
 
16+
0-14
79%
0-5
 
0-5
14%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
7%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
0%
16+
 
16+

15-19
40%
0-5
 
0-5
23%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
14%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
22%
16+
 
16+

20-24
43%
0-5
 
0-5
26%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
21%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
11%
16+
 
16+

25-30
48%
0-5
 
0-5
30%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
9%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
13%
16+
 
16+

31-34
67%
0-5
 
0-5
33%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
0%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
0%
16+
 
16+

35+
67%
0-5
 
0-5
0%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
0%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
33%
16+
 
16+
44%
0-5
 
0-5
27%
6 - 10
 
6 - 10
14%
11 - 16
 
11 - 16
16%
16+
 
16+
AUG 27. 2018
What do you do to protect your mental health when using social media?
764 responded out of 782 polled
Female
12%
Log Out
 
Log Out
64%
Take Break
 
Take Break
17%
Block Users
 
Block Users
3%
Delete Account
 
Delete Account
4%
Delete App
 
Delete App

Male
12%
Log Out
 
Log Out
71%
Take Break
 
Take Break
9%
Block Users
 
Block Users
5%
Delete Account
 
Delete Account
3%
Delete App
 
Delete App
0-14
23%
log out
 
log out
38%
take break
 
take break
8%
block users
 
block users
0%
delete account
 
delete account
31%
delete app
 
delete app

15-19
12%
log out
 
log out
67%
take break
 
take break
10%
block users
 
block users
5%
delete account
 
delete account
5%
delete app
 
delete app

20-24
11%
log out
 
log out
64%
take break
 
take break
18%
block users
 
block users
4%
delete account
 
delete account
2%
delete app
 
delete app

25-30
14%
log out
 
log out
67%
take break
 
take break
14%
block users
 
block users
2%
delete account
 
delete account
3%
delete app
 
delete app

31-34
33%
log out
 
log out
33%
take break
 
take break
0%
block users
 
block users
33%
delete account
 
delete account
0%
delete app
 
delete app

35+
33%
log out
 
log out
0%
take break
 
take break
33%
block users
 
block users
0%
delete account
 
delete account
33%
delete app
 
delete app
12%
Log Out
 
Log Out
66%
Take Break
 
Take Break
15%
Block Users
 
Block Users
3%
Delete Account
 
Delete Account
4%
Delete App
 
Delete App

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