Two-Thirds of Internet Users on Social Networks

March 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm 1 comment

nielsen_weblogo “Social Networking has been the global consumer phenomenon of 2008.  Two-thirds of the world’s Internet population visit a social network or blogging site and the sector now accounts for almost 10% of all internet time. ‘Member Communities’ has overtaken personal Email to become the world’s fourth most popular online sector after search, portals and PC software applications.”

Nielsen Media Research has a fascinating new report out about the global usage of social networks.  It’s worth reading through.

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  • 1. Drew C.  |  March 12, 2009 at 6:42 pm

    Great article. It’s amazing the growth of Facebook, especially considering rival MySpace (in the US) does not even appear on the charts! And, I think e-mail will feel more like snail mail in a few more years?

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