Social media usage has been broken down by Emarketer and the results by generation are interesting, to say the least. To break down it down, 90.4% of Millennials, 77.5% of Generation X, and 48.2% of Baby Boomers are active social media users (Emarketer, 2019).
Millennials continue to be the generation with the highest use of social media, and also the broadest access to smartphones. Gen X, on the other hand, are more likely to be using tablets. Lastly, Baby Boomers are also bridging their gap with technology and are increasingly becoming more familiar with social media platforms. Understanding this social media statistic will help determine which platform could be of most use when marketing to your target market.