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Social media: most used platforms by UN member states 2018

This statistic presents information on the most used social media platforms by UN member states as of May 2018. It was found that 97 percent of UN member states had an official Twitter presence. Facebook was ranked second with a 93 percent usage rate.

Most popular social media platforms used by UN member states in May 2018

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Release date

July 2018



Survey time period

May 2018

Supplementary notes

The source identified 951 Twitter accounts of heads of state and government, foreign ministers and their institutions in 187 countries worldwide. The study analyses each leader’s Twitter profiles, tweet history and their connections with each other.

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