About This Statistic
This statistic illustrates the findings of a survey on the internet users regarding creation of a social networking profile in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2007 to 2016. During the survey period in 2012, it was found that 64 percent of respondents who went online reported having set up their own social network profile. In 2015, 73 percent of responding individuals had their own profile. Over the period in consideration, the share increased from 22 percent in 2007 to 76 percent in 2016. As of November 2016, YouTube surpassed Facebook as the social network with the farthest reach in Great Britain.