Leading personal communication channels for global smartphone users 2021

Most used mobile messaging channels for smartphone users worldwide to communicate with friends and family as of January 2021

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Release date

October 2021

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

December 2020 to January 2021

Number of respondents

6,500 respondents

Special properties

smartphone users, iOS and Android users

Supplementary notes

According to the source, the study includes data for "6,500 smartphone users, 650 in each of 10 countries."

The survey was conducted in 10 markets worldwide: Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.
Original question: "How communicate via mobile with friends/family"

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