MOBOPINIONS asked 922 people across the UK (giving a 4% margin of error), “Do you look up someone on social media before you meet them?”
The results highlighted that if you are under 45 you should be careful what you post on social media, as 69% of people who are going to meet you face to face, for the first time, will check you out on your social posts.
Highlighting social medias lower usage by people over the age of 45 the poll found the figures were inverted with only 33% who would look up social media first, compared with 68% of under 18s, 72% of 18 to 24s, and 64% of 25 to 44 year olds.
MOBOPINIONS has established a reputation for accessing the opinions of mobile users who do not typically answer surveys. They use a unique technology that is based around a proprietary mobile survey research platform, that reaches over 1.8 billion monthly respondents, in 190 countries, within thousands of existing apps on smartphones and tablets. The platform enables survey researchers and brands to gain the opinions of their mobile audiences accurately, quickly, and efficiently, through a cost effective manner, that uses existing app based data.