Students Use Online Advocacy
APRIL 5, 2011
Of college students, 29 percent said they’ve used Facebook to advocate for a political position, 37 percent liked an issue, and 31 percent liked a candidate. Sixteen percent of 18- to 29-year-olds advocated via email or letter, compared to 23 percent of college students. Thirty percent of 18-29 year olds and 40 percent of college students said they have done so.. BTW, 80% in the 18-29 age cohort have a Facebook account … 90% of 4-year college students.