Half the World on Facebook

May 16th, 2013
in econ_news

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

Facebook remains the world’s largest social network by a wide margin.

statistalogoAccording to GlobalWebIndex, 51 percent of the world’s internet users were active on Facebook in the first quarter of 2013.

There are seven social media websites that are reaching 20% or more of the online world population.  Three of the seven are located in China.

Follow up:

Google+, once referred to as a ghost town, has steadily built a remarkable user base and now ranks second with a penetration rate of 26 percent.

The Top 10 are completed by YouTube, Twitter and six Chinese social networking sites.

Today’s chart shows the global penetration of the world's ten largest social media sites.

Click on graphic for larger image.social-media-top-sites-statista-2013-May

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