It is a fact of the internet that every click, every view and every sign-up is recorded somewhere. Depending on your view, this is either very creepy or fantastically interesting. And it comes as a great fact sheet to give context to your social media marketing efforts.
Answering anonymously, almost half admitted lying about their age online in order to get around built-in safety measures on various platforms. Respondents said this worried them because their personal details, the pictures they post and their search histories can all be viewed by private firms, while their data can be used to sell advertising. Around the world, UNICEF says more thanchildren go online for the first time every day — that is a new child every half second.
As of Januarythere are almost 4. Init was estimated that wired broadband subscriptions would reach ITU,
More youths experienced cyberbullying on Instagram than any other platform at 42 percent, with Facebook following close behind at 37 percent. Snapchat ranked third at 31 percent. While the survey participants use YouTube more than any other platform, the video-focused social media was only responsible for 10 percent of the reported cyber bullying. Seventy-one percent of the survey participants said that social media platforms do not do enough to prevent cyberbullying.
Nearly half of US teens report being online on a near constant basis, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The survey found that teens are spending more time online than ever before. But it wasn't an even split along gender lines.
YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. By Monica Anderson and Jingjing Jiang. The survey also finds there is no clear consensus among teens about the effect that social media has on the lives of young people today.
Teenagers seem to find it even harder to disconnect, with nearly half of U. The main reason for this trend is the ubiquity of smartphones which 95 percent of teenagers say they have access to. In recent months, smartphone addiction has become a growing point of discussion, with many experts asking smartphone makers and social media companies to make their products less addictive.
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The new Global Digital suite of reports from We Are Social and Hootsuite reveals that there are now more than 4 billion people around the world using the internet. Africa has seen the fastest growth rates, with the number of internet users across the continent increasing by more than 20 percent year-on-year. Social media use continues to grow rapidly too, and the number of people using the top platform in each country has increased by almost 1 million new users every day during the past 12 months.
With the Global Digital Yearbook We Are Social and Hootsuite deliver valuable information and insights on the internet usage, that I want to share with you:. With the latest data showing that nearly a quarter of a billion new users came online for the first time in Social media use continues to grow rapidly too, and the number of people using the top platform in each country has increased by almost 1 million new users every day during the past 12 months. More than 3 billion people around the world now use social media each monthwith 9 in 10 of those users accessing their chosen platforms via mobile devices.