In less than a decade, social networking has rapidly integrated itself into almost every aspect of our personal and professional lives, and a new report has revealed the extent to which this phenomenon has been adopted around the world.

The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project surveyed twenty-one nations and discovered that Britain leads the world in social media use, with 52 percent of its citizens reporting that they use platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, placing the country ahead of the U.S. (50 percent), Russia (50 percent), the Czech Republic (49 percent) and Spain (49 percent).

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