Global active usage penetration of leading social networks as of February 2017

Most popular social networks worldwide 2017, by reach This statistic presents information on the global active usage penetration rate of leading social media sites as of February 2016. During the survey period, it was found that 67 percent of internet users had accessed Facebook in the past week.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Share of internet users
Facebook70%
YouTube61%
WhatsApp40%
Facebook Messenger36%
Instagram24%
Twitter20%
LinkedIn14%
Snapchat9%
Viber7%
WeChat4%
Share of internet users
Facebook70%
YouTube61%
WhatsApp40%
Facebook Messenger36%
Instagram24%
Twitter20%
LinkedIn14%
Snapchat9%
Viber7%
WeChat4%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic presents information on the global active usage penetration rate of leading social media sites as of February 2016. During the survey period, it was found that 67 percent of internet users had accessed Facebook in the past week.
Show more
Release date
June 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
January to February 2017
Number of respondents
71,805 respondents
Special properties
used for any purpose last week; across 36 countries
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Which, if any, of the following have you used for any purpose/for news in the last week? Please select all that apply. Base: Total sample: All markets = 71,805. Note. Figure of 23% for the use of messaging apps for news does not include data from South Korea.
Selected networks and apps only

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Social media usage worldwide"

  • Overview
The most important statistics
  • Leading social media
  • Usage
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
The most important statistics
  • Social media marketing and advertising

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Social media usage worldwide

All Information
in one Presentation

Social media usage worldwide

Everything On "Social media usage worldwide" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Other Reports & Dossiers

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money

only

$588*

per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar

We use cookies to personalize contents and ads, offer social media features, and analyze access to our website. In your browser settings you can configure or disable this, respectively, and can delete any already placed cookies. For details, please see your browser’s Help section (by pressing F1). Please see our privacy statement for details about how we use data.