Why are social networks so successful?
Why is social media so popular? Social media make it easy for young people to do things in virtual space that are also of great importance to them in real life: make contacts, find friends, share common interests, exchange ideas and feel part of a group.
Who uses which social networks?
According to hostingfacts, 78% of Internet users worldwide are on social networks. In the age group from 16 to 24 years, almost 82% use Facebook and Co. Between 10 and 15 years it is at least 66% and between 25 and 44 years 71%.
How do young people communicate today?
Today’s youth are tomorrow’s adults – and workers. In contrast, Messenger or SMS rank at the top: 66 percent of 10 to 12 year olds communicate with their friends in this way, 82 percent of 13 to 14 year olds and 81 percent of 16 to 18 year olds. …
How old are Facebook users?
Facebook is “old”! According to Bitkom’s 2018 social media trends, almost 70 percent of Germans use Facebook (78% of 14-29 year olds, 69% of 30-49 year olds, 59% of 50-64 year olds and 44% of over 65 year olds).
How old are Instagram users?
Over 60 percent log in daily, making it the second most used network after Facebook. The largest demographic group are males between the ages of 18 and 24. 60.4% of all users are between 18 and 24 years old. 37 percent of US internet users are now on Instagram.
How many Facebook users are there?
Facebook now has almost 1.9 billion active users worldwide. 349 million of them in Europe. 1.2 billion people use Facebook “mobile only”. Instagram has over 600 million active users.
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