This solution offers quotes from 10 academic references (journals/textbooks) which comment on how much people, especially teenagers, use social media.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 22, 2019, 3:14 am ad1c9bdddf
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This article is quite enlightening in terms of usage:
Lee, E., & Oh, S. Y. (2013). Seek and You Shall Find? How Need for Orientation Moderates Knowledge Gain from Twitter Use. Journal Of Communication, 63(4), 745-765.
In terms of usage, the authors report, "98% of Internet users between ages 18 and 24 using social media each month" (745).
They further estimate that the average American spends the most time online (22.5%) on social networking sites (SNSs) and blogs (745).
In sum," SNSs have undoubtedly become one of the most ...
Quotes from APA sources are integrated in 300 words to validate social media usage from literature.