Networking purposes for internet users to access social media as of 2nd quarter 2016

Social networking purpose worldwide 2016 The statistic shows the purpose of profiles on social networks according to a survey of global internet users in the second quarter of 2016. During the survey period, 60 percent of respondents stated that they used social networks for entertainment.
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Percentage of respondents
Entertainment networkers60%
Personal sharers44%
News networkers32%
Work networkers24%
Percentage of respondents
Entertainment networkers60%
Personal sharers44%
News networkers32%
Work networkers24%
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The statistic shows the purpose of profiles on social networks according to a survey of global internet users in the second quarter of 2016. During the survey period, 60 percent of respondents stated that they used social networks for entertainment.
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Release date
August 2016
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2nd quarter 2016
Age group
18 to 64 years
Special properties
internet users excluding China

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