Most Social Networks Are Now Mobile First
As it becomes ever more mobile, social networking is rapidly leaving the desktop in its wake. Currently, 68 percent of Facebook users spend their time accessing the service via mobile devices. Among Twitter users, this number rises to an impressive 86 percent. Just 2 percent of Instagram users use desktops. At the other end of the scale, LinkedIn is still very desktop heavy with 74 percent of its users accessing the professional network through PCs.
- Leading social networks worldwide as of November 2014, ranked by number of active users (in millions)
Global social networks ranked by number of users 2014
- Number of monthly active Facebook users worldwide from 3rd quarter 2008 to 3rd quarter 2014 (in millions)
Number of monthly active Facebook users worldwide as of 3rd quarter 2014
- Number of social network users worldwide from 2010 to 2018 (in billions)
Number of global social network users 2010-2018
- Daily mobile Facebook activities of U.S. smartphone users 2013Daily mobile Facebook activities of U.S. smartphone users 2013
- Number of mobile-only Facebook users as of 3rd quarter 2014Number of mobile-only Facebook users as of 3rd quarter 2014
- Number of monthly active Facebook users worldwide as of 3rd quarter 2014Number of monthly active Facebook users worldwide as of 3rd quarter 2014
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