Statista assumes no liability for the information given being complete or correct. For more details on social media platform use by different demographic groups, see Appendix A. A majority of social media users say it would not be difficult to give up these sites Even as a majority of Americans now use social platforms of various kinds, a relatively large share of these users feel that they could give up social media without much difficulty.
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Facebook users turn to the social networking platform for different reasons. According to the Pew Research Centerthe social media landscape in the United States is defined by a combination of long-standing trends and newly-emerging behaviours.
The median to year-old uses four of these platforms, but that figure drops to three among to year-olds, to two among to year-olds and to one among those 65 and older. Facebook — which recently celebrated its 15th anniversary — remains one of the most widely used social media sites among adults in the U.
Since social media first became popular in North America and also because internet speeds tend to be faster on average across the continent, social media growth and the time spent waiting for feeds to load on the internet will be lower.
Whether it's for business, news, marketing or just fun, people worldwide are utilizing social media for various meaningful purposes. As evidenced by the astonishing numbers that Asia is producing for social media as well as internet use, North America is not even coming close.
Though Facebook, like with most countries, reigns supreme in Britain, Instagram and WhatsApp have enjoyed steady increases.