Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #19246
 
1Is it appropriate or not appropriate for teachers to be friends with their students on Facebook?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceHave Facebook?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Appropriate29%33%25%32%33%20%25%51%36%**35%19%
Not Appropriate65%61%68%59%62%75%67%47%63%**59%76%
Not Sure6%7%6%9%6%5%7%2%1%**7%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%40%29%85%5%6%4%64%36%
 
 
2Is it appropriate? Or not appropriate? For teachers to use Facebook and other social media sites as part of their class?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceHave Facebook?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Appropriate31%37%25%31%33%27%30%38%32%**34%26%
Not Appropriate62%56%68%62%59%67%63%61%63%**59%68%
Not Sure7%7%6%6%7%6%7%1%5%**7%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%40%29%85%5%6%4%64%36%
 
 
3Should school districts have policies that would prevent interaction between teachers and students on Facebook?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceHave Facebook?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Yes48%50%45%48%52%41%49%30%57%**44%55%
No41%40%42%45%37%43%39%61%34%**45%35%
Not Sure11%9%13%6%11%17%12%8%9%**11%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%40%29%85%5%6%4%64%36%
 
 
4Now think about employers. Should employers have specific policies for their employees when it comes to using Facebook?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceHave Facebook?
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherYesNo
Yes40%39%42%37%39%46%41%38%21%**41%41%
No49%53%46%52%51%44%49%60%56%**52%45%
Not Sure10%8%13%11%10%10%10%3%23%**8%15%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%40%29%85%5%6%4%64%36%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.