Market share held by the leading social networks in the United Kingdom (UK) as of July 2017

Social networks ranked by market share in the United Kingdom (UK) as of July 2017 This statistic depicts the leading social media platforms in the United Kingdom (UK) ranked by market share as of July 2017. Data was gathered based on more than 15 billion hits online per month onto more than 2.5 million tracking Statcounter member sites worldwide. In July 2017, Pinterest held approximately 7.8 percent of the social networks market in the United Kingdom. Twitter accounted for approximately 12 percent of the social media market in the United Kingdom. Throughout recent years, Facebook has held a steady dominance over the social network market. The age group with the highest number of Facebook users in the United Kingdom is 20 to 29 year olds with approximately 5.3 million female and 5.4 million male Facebook users and the total number of Facebook users was forecast to rise to about 41.37 million users by 2021. Further information on social media usage in the UK and Facebook can be found in the Dossier: Facebook in the United Kingdom.
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Market share
Facebook74.03%
Twitter12.03%
Pinterest7.8%
Tumblr2.18%
reddit1.62%
Instagram0.92%
StumbleUpon0.63%
YouTube0.32%
LinkedIn0.24%
VKontakte0.12%
Google+0.06%
news.ycombinator.com0.03%
Fark0.03%
Other0.01%
Market share
Facebook74.03%
Twitter12.03%
Pinterest7.8%
Tumblr2.18%
reddit1.62%
Instagram0.92%
StumbleUpon0.63%
YouTube0.32%
LinkedIn0.24%
VKontakte0.12%
Google+0.06%
news.ycombinator.com0.03%
Fark0.03%
Other0.01%

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This statistic depicts the leading social media platforms in the United Kingdom (UK) ranked by market share as of July 2017. Data was gathered based on more than 15 billion hits online per month onto more than 2.5 million tracking Statcounter member sites worldwide. In July 2017, Pinterest held approximately 7.8 percent of the social networks market in the United Kingdom. Twitter accounted for approximately 12 percent of the social media market in the United Kingdom. Throughout recent years, Facebook has held a steady dominance over the social network market. The age group with the highest number of Facebook users in the United Kingdom is 20 to 29 year olds with approximately 5.3 million female and 5.4 million male Facebook users and the total number of Facebook users was forecast to rise to about 41.37 million users by 2021. Further information on social media usage in the UK and Facebook can be found in the Dossier: Facebook in the United Kingdom.
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August 2017
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United Kingdom
Survey time period
July 2017
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includes desktop, mobile, tablet and console use.
Supplementary notes
StatCounter calculates the statistics based on more than 15 billion hits online per month from more than 3 million member sites worldwide.
Remaining percentage points are accounted for by other social networks.
Accessed and published: July 2017.

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