Social networks are now so well established, that there are now a core ‘top 5’ social networks which are most popular which doesn’t change from year-to-year.
But, as we’ll see in this post, the most popular social media sites vary a lot by level of usage in different countries and with demographics.
So understanding these differences in popularity of different social networks is really important when targeting specific audiences.
When comparing the most popular social networks it’s best to review them by active account usage, not just the number of user accounts.
We’ll also see in this summary that some social networks are growing more rapidly than others while some are now in decline.
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E-commerce is becoming easier and faster, making it increasingly popular. Recently, Instagram introduced a shopping feature that allows users to purchase products within the app.
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Welcoming Facebook’s announcement that it has finally closed the accounts of senior military officers in Myanmar who had been blamed for the ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the social networking giant to act transparently in future. (more…)
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The latest CNN Travel World’s 50 Best Foods list was compiled based on the votes of 35,000 readers via a Facebook poll. The seven Thai dishes in the list are Tom Yum Kung in fourth place, Phat Thai (fifth), Som Tam Papaya Salad (sixth), Massaman Curry (10th), Green Curry (19th), Chicken Fried Rice (24th) and Mu Nam Tok or spicy minced pork salad (36th). (more…)
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