Social networking access worldwide 2016, by device

This statistic illustrates global social media access rates, sorted by devices. During the survey period in the third quarter of 2016, 32 percent of global users accessed social networks via tablet. Overall, 98 percent of online users visited social media via any device.

Social media access worldwide as of 3rd quarter 2016, by device

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Release date

October 2016



Survey time period

3rd quarter 2016

Age group

16-64 years

Special properties

internet users

Supplementary notes

Excluding China
Question: "Which of the following things have you done on the internet on a PC/laptop, mobile or tablet?"
Multiple answers were possible.

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