Ipsos Affluent Intelligencer: Social Media Usage & Habits

Ipsos Affluent Intelligencer Social Media Usage and Habits
Social media is continually evolving. As communications platforms shift to offering much wider-ranging sets of services, new entrants continue to challenge existing ones and change the way consumers interact with the technology and each other.

Our next webinar will explore the relationships Affluents have with social media – everything from the rise of influence to their concerns over privacy and trust. 

Check out the preview below and register now to join us Thursday, October 10. 

Source: Ipsos Affluent Survey USA Q3 Barometer 2019 


Affluents are committed to social media and spend a mean of 2.25 hours per day on social media platforms. However, perhaps surprisingly, males are spending significantly more time on social media than females.

Median Affluent Hours Per Day Spent on Social Media


Socializing and entertainment are top reasons for using social media. Not surprisingly, Affluencers – the affluent influencers who are the first to try new products and tell others about their experiences —  are more likely to use the platforms to both make recommendations and share their experiences. 

Affluents Using Social Media To:


And despite the perception of social media as a channel for negative discourse and feedback, nearly a third of Affluents are spreading product and services good news stories. 

Which of the Following Have You Done in the Past Six Months on Social Media?


Contact us to learn more about the Ipsos Affluent Survey – including how insights can be customized to your needs – and don’t forget to reserve your spot for our webinar. 

For more insights like this, check out last month’s edition – Ipsos Affluent Intelligencer: Segmenting Affluent Travelers