Google+: share of social network website visits in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015-2019

This statistic depicts the share of social network website visits obtained by Google+ in the United Kingdom (UK) from January 2015 to June 2019. Google+ held a share of just 0.14 percent in the United Kingdom (UK) during November 2018, the month before Google officially announced the service would be shutting down. Google+ was closed for consumers and brand accounts in April 2019.

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Facebook held the largest share of the UK market in April 2019, claiming 61.55 percent of the market. Pinterest took the second largest share, with 16.29 percent. By April 2019, the month of the service’s eventual closure, Google+’s share had fallen to 0.02 percent.

While Facebook maintained their position at the top of the heap, the 61.55 percent share held in April 2019 is significantly lower than it was in April 2016, when Facebook held a market share of 82.11 percent.

Leading social media apps by downloads

While Snapchat is not among the apps considered in the social media market share calculations, it tops the social apps downloaded to android devices in Great Britain. YOLO: Q&A was the most popular social networking app on iPhones in Great Britain, downloaded 860,770 times during May 2019.

Social network web visit share* held by Google+ in the United Kingdom (UK) from January 2015 to June 2019

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Release date

July 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2015 to June 2019

Special properties

accessed and published in June 2019

Supplementary notes

*StatCounter calculates the statistics based on more than 15 billion hits online per month from more than 3 million member sites worldwide.
Includes desktop, mobile, tablet and console.

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