Internet messaging platforms used in Great Britain 2013, by lifestage

Do you use primarily use e-mail or social networking sites to send messages over the internet?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 8, 2013
Internet messaging platforms used in Great Britain 2013, by lifestage This statistic displays use of online communication and messaging platforms in Great Britain 2013, sorted by user's lifestage. In 2013, 61 percent of students reported primarily using social networking sites to send messages over the internet, whereas the share of retired users using social network sites for messaging only amounted to 13 percent.
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Do you use primarily use e-mail or social networking sites to send messages over the internet?

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StudentsEmployedRetired
Mostly social network site messages61%23%13%
Both about the same34%36%27%
Mostly email23%14%56%
StudentsEmployedRetired
Mostly social network site messages61%23%13%
Both about the same34%36%27%
Mostly email23%14%56%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 8, 2013
This statistic displays use of online communication and messaging platforms in Great Britain 2013, sorted by user's lifestage. In 2013, 61 percent of students reported primarily using social networking sites to send messages over the internet, whereas the share of retired users using social network sites for messaging only amounted to 13 percent.
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