Distribution of time spent on social media content in the United States as of December 2016, by platform

Share of U.S. social media minutes 2016, by platform This statistic presents the distribution of time spent on social media content in the United States as of December 2016, by platform. That month, 60 percent of U.S. social media minutes were generated via smartphone apps.
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ActivityPercentage of usage time
Desktop21%
Smartphone app60%
Smartphone browser6%
Tablet app10%
Tablet browser2%
ActivityPercentage of usage time
Desktop21%
Smartphone app60%
Smartphone browser6%
Tablet app10%
Tablet browser2%
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This statistic presents the distribution of time spent on social media content in the United States as of December 2016, by platform. That month, 60 percent of U.S. social media minutes were generated via smartphone apps.
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Release date
March 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
December 2016
Special properties
Multi-platform

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