Two-thirds of online adults(66%) use social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, or Linkedin. Why?
*Staying in touch with family and friends (66%)
*Connecting with old friends they have lost touch with (50%)
*Shared interest or hobby(14%)
*Making new friends (9%)
This was a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project conducted in 2011.