The Pew study on how parents — defined as those with children under the age of 18 - use social media found that three-quarters of parents are on Facebook. As many as 94 percent of parents in the study said they share, post and comment on the social networking website.
The study also found that mothers tend to use Facebook more than fathers, with 37 percent of moms checking Facebook "frequently," as compared to only 20 percent of dads.
A huge 75 percent parents log on daily, with 51 percent using social media several times a day. This is more frequent than non-parents, with only 67 percent checking Facebook daily and 42 percent checking multiple times a day.

Parents tend to give and receive emotional, social and parental advice on Facebook, researchers said.
As many as 81 percent parents in the study said they try to respond to good news their friends have shared, while 58 percent said they respond to bad news, '' reported.
Seventy-four percent have received support from friends on Facebook, and 45 percent of mothers who use social media "strongly agree" that they get support from friends, more than double the 22 percent of fathers who feel the same.
About 79 percent of parents who use social media have found useful information on Facebook, with more than half finding useful parenting advice, the study found.