Tag Archives: Social media

22 Percent Say They Use Social Media to Research Music Downloading

Social media has become a powerful product research platform, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Among the products they find and research online and wish to buy include: Music download, 22%; movie or TV download, 18%; mobile … Continue reading

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Facebook Video Proving To Be One of the Most Used Features for Millennials

Among Millennials who use Facebook around the world, the most popular activities in the last month include clicking the like button (65%), watching a video (54%) and messaging a friend (51%), according to GlobalWebIndex’s Millennial report in late 2016. Reading … Continue reading

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Facebook Trumps All Other Social Media Usage Frequency

Facebook frequency of visits far exceeds its closest rivals, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter, according to GlobalWebIndex’s Millennial report in late 2016. 53% of Facebook’s Millennial users say they visit more than once a day, while 36% visit YouTube, 33% visit … Continue reading

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Social Networking is Most Active Use for Millennial Mobile Activities

The most popular activities for Millennial Internet users on a mobile phone are visiting or using a social network (78%) and visiting or using a search engine (77%) in the last month, according to GlobalWebIndex’s Millennials report in late 2016. … Continue reading

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Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp Lead all Global Social App Usage

Social messaging apps are hugely popular among Millennials around the world. Facebook Messenger reaches 35 percent 
of Millennials, compared to 32 percent for WhatsApp and 25 percent for Skype. Ten percent or fewer of the world’s Millennials use Viber, WeChat, … Continue reading

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16-24 Year Olds on Social Networking More Than Any Other Age or Category

Age plays a role in the degree to which users care about these topics. The younger respondents tend to be far more engaged in social media in general, and also desire the social element of social networking to a far … Continue reading

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East Asia is the Ultimate Leader in Social Media Accounts and Time Online

Internet users in China, India and Indonesia average more than seven accounts, while those from the United Arab Emirates, the Philippines, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Turkey, and South Africa average six or more accounts, according to GWI. Users in East … Continue reading

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Philippines Spends Most Time Online, Study Finds

Social networking is the No. 1 activity online in every country, followed by either micro-blogging or online press. The most prolific social networking countries by percentage of time spent are Japan, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Ireland, Australia, Sweden, Poland, the … Continue reading

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YouTube has High Percentage of Online Visitors, Study says

The region of the world drives the degree to which users spend time on Facebook and YouTube and other social media. People in Latin America and the Middle East are the most prolific social media users in the world, followed … Continue reading

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Unsurprisingly, Facebook is Most Popular Social Network

Facebook is by far the most popular social network in the world, reaching more than 80 percent of the world’s Internet users, and with half its users actively using their accounts at least once per month, according to data released … Continue reading

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