Leading social media usage reasons worldwide 2018

Most popular reasons for internet users worldwide to use social media as of 4th quarter 2018

by J. Clement, last edited Jun 28, 2019
Leading social media usage reasons worldwide 2018 This statistic presents the most popular reasons for internet users worldwide to use social media as of the fourth quarter of 2018. During the survey period, 40 percent of survey respondents stated that they used social media to stay in touch with what their friends were doing.
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Most popular reasons for internet users worldwide to use social media as of 4th quarter 2018

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Share of respondents
To stay in touch with my friends40%
To find funny or entertaining content37%
To share photos or videos with others33%
To research/find products to buy30%
To share my opinion29%
To meet new people27%
To network for work24%
To make sure I don't miss out on anything22%
To share details of what I'm doing in my daily life20%
To follow celebrities/celebrity news19%
Share of respondents
To stay in touch with my friends40%
To find funny or entertaining content37%
To share photos or videos with others33%
To research/find products to buy30%
To share my opinion29%
To meet new people27%
To network for work24%
To make sure I don't miss out on anything22%
To share details of what I'm doing in my daily life20%
To follow celebrities/celebrity news19%
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by J. Clement, last edited Jun 28, 2019
This statistic presents the most popular reasons for internet users worldwide to use social media as of the fourth quarter of 2018. During the survey period, 40 percent of survey respondents stated that they used social media to stay in touch with what their friends were doing.
Show more
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