One In Five Use Twitter In Germany (82.7% Use Facebook) [STUDY]

Following a somewhat lacklustre initial takeup, social media usage is very much on the rise in Germany, with all the top networks representing themselves well, albeit to different degrees.

Indeed, a recent study by researchers at Tomorrow Focus Media revealed that 82.7 percent of Germany internet users are now active on Facebook, placing the social network far ahead of second-placed YouTube (51.8 percent), Google+ (27.8 percent) and Twitter, which is favoured by slightly more than one in five users (21.9 percent).

http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Social-Media-Makes-Strides-Germany/1010358

Twitter’s number might seem low, but just 16 percent of U.S. adults use Twitter, so, population differences aside, it’s faring quite well in Germany.

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