eMarketer: Facebook Tops The Social Network Chart, Followed By Google+, YouTube

Posted on May 14 2013 - 10:37pm by Editorial Staff

According to the latest figures from eMarketer GlobalWebIndex’s “Stream Social: Quarterly Social Platforms Update,” the social giant Facebook without a doubt remained stand at the no. 1 social network position worldwide. There are more than half of internet users logging on the site at least once a month in first quarter 2013, as per the report, while eMarketer also believe that Facebook worldwide penetration expected to reach 60% of internet users this year.

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After Facebook, Google+ makes its place with 26% of active users penetrated during first quarter of 2013. Then, comes Google’s own YouTube with 25% followed by Twitter and Sina Weibo standing at no. 4 and no.5 respectively. LinkedIn and Pinterest each came in at less than 10% of global internet users.

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In terms of usage, mobile phones and tablet plays an important role, thanks to the increasingly used activities over the devices. For instance, watching videos on Facebook now rose by 47% on both PCs and mobile, while nearly doubling on the tablet. Counting on region wise, Asia-Pacific saw highest gain.

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