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Frequency of use of smartphone messenger applications in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017
Usage frequency of smartphone messengers in the UK 2017
This statistic illustrates the frequency of use of smartphone messenger applications in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. A total of 48 percent of respondents stated that they used messaging apps very often, whereas only one percent stated that they never use them.
Another survey from 2015 looked at how frequently WhatsApp was used in the UK. In this survey more than 50 percent of respondents stated that they never used WhatsApp.
Frequency of use of smartphone messenger applications in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017
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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 3, 2017 to May 11, 2017

Number of respondents

918 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents are English speaking residential population who own smartphone

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "What functions/apps on your smartphone do you use most frequently? the duration of use is not relevant to this question - messages (e.g. text message, whatsapp, slack, etc)"

Usage frequency of smartphone messengers in the UK 2017
This statistic illustrates the frequency of use of smartphone messenger applications in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. A total of 48 percent of respondents stated that they used messaging apps very often, whereas only one percent stated that they never use them.
Another survey from 2015 looked at how frequently WhatsApp was used in the UK. In this survey more than 50 percent of respondents stated that they never used WhatsApp.
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