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WATERLOO (KWWL) - If you're seeing less paper in the mail this holiday season, it might be because more than half of Americans (57%) say they wish friends and family happy holidays via social media. 
This is according to ebate.com's annual holiday shopping survey, which also found that 63% of Americans name Facebook as their top choice for holiday posts this year, followed by Twitter at 19%, Instagram at 18%, YouTube at 14% and Pinterest at 13%.
 
 Most popular uses for social media includes:
- Wishing friends and family happy holidays – 57%
- Sharing photos/videos of loved ones – 40%
- Posting pictures of gifts they received – 22%
- Sharing gift ideas – 18%
- Going to a brand's social media site to get deals or gift ideas – 18%
- Sharing selfies – 17%
For information on the survey go to ebates.com
 
 
 
 
 
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