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Percent of People Who Use Social NetworksPercent Yes
Do you ever use / have a profile on…
Any social network58 %
Facebook56 %
LinkedIn14 %
Twitter11 %
Google+9 %
Largest Socials Networks in the World by Number of UsersNumber of Users
Facebook1,374,000,000
QZone635,000,000
Google+347,000,000
LinkedIn336,000,000
Instagram302,000,000
Twitter289,000,000
Tumblr237,000,000
Sina Weibo162,000,000
Snapchat113,000,000
Pinterest73,500,000
Top Reasons for Using Social Networking SitesPercent Yes
Percent who said the following was a MAJOR reason for using social networking sites
Staying in touch with current friends67 %
Staying in touch with family members64 %
Connecting with old friends you’ve lost touch with50 %
Connecting with others with shared hobbies or interests14 %
Making new friends9 %
Reading comments by celebrities, athletes or politicians5 %
Finding potential romantic or dating partners3 %
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Top ten most engaged countries for social networking  Average Hours Per Month
Israel11.1
Argentina10.7
Russia10.4
Turkey10.2
Chile9.8
The Philippines8.7
Colombia8.5
Peru8.3
Venezuela7.9
Canada7.7
United States7.6
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Browser Media, Socialnomics, MacWorld
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 14, 2017

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