Most daily viewed social networks in France 2018-2019

The percentage of daily users of Instagram increased from 13 percent of respondents to 18 percent between 2018 and 2019, according to an annual survey conducted by Harris Interactive. Although slightly dropping one percentage point, Facebook remains the most daily used social media platform among the French. The messaging apps Messenger (Facebook) and WhatsApp gained a few percentage points in 2019.  

Social media uses in France

  Throughout the years, social media platforms have become sources for different kinds of behavior in France: searching for news, information on brands or interacting with pages of NGOs for instance. Furthermore, looking at the uses of French aged between 16 and 25 years old, it appears that young adults rather used social networks as Instagram and Snapchat - both specialized around image and video sharing.

Personal data concerns

  This shift in social media usage can also be a consequence of a growing distrust of French Facebook users in the platform: 67 percent of users surveyed on this topic stated being concerned about the use of personal data on Facebook.
Welcome to Statista!

We are the global leading platform for business data from 600 industries and 50 countries.

Our 700 employees believe that facts cause big changes and promote brilliant ideas. We want to offer you the best basis for fast and effective decisions: Learn more.
Daily penetration rate of social networks in France in 2018-2019, by platform
20182019
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account

only $49 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$588 / Year

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Social media in the Netherlands"
  • Most popular social media platforms (how many people)
The most important statistics
  • Social media users (age)
  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • WhatsApp
  • Twitter
  • Snapchat and TikTok (musical.ly)
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.