Device preference for social networking in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

This statistic displays the findings of a survey on adults' preferences of devices used for social networking in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015. In 2015, it was found that 57 percent of respondents reported using a smartphone most often for social networking. That is almost 50 percent more than the share of respondents stating that they use desktop devices most often for social networking and over three times the share of laptops and notebooks.

Which one of these devices do you use most for social networking?*

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Source

Release date

April 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

September to October 2015

Age group

16 years and older**

Special properties

adults who go online at home or elsewhere that ever undertake each activity

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was: "Which one of these devices do you use most for (ACTIVITY)?"
** Variable base.

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