News hardware Twitter, TickTook, Instagram … we know how much time the French have on social media. Are you above?
A large study of the Global Web Index has just been published, accompanied by a very striking chart produced by Statistica. So, we know exactly how much the average Frenchman, but also almost all other countries in the world, spend time on social networks. Between Twitter, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and even Snapchat, humanity is increasingly dependent … so will you be below or above average?
From Facebook to TikTok: a huge increase in the use of social networks around the world
In 2021, by far the most downloaded app in the world TikTok, another social network that you can add to a long list of addictive applications. Behind us we have 3 giants Meta: Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp.
The average time spent on social media globally increased by 10.1% in one year. There are more than that today 4.6 billion users Twitter, Facebook and Consortium (excluding bots of course), which therefore makes more than 58% of the world’s population. This year, the limit of 60% should be exceeded.
Yes, even after the deconfining of the planet, the growth of social networks continues at an inexorable speed.
Therefore, people spend an average of about 7 hours online, including 2 hours and 27 minutes on social media.
If you want to know which platforms are most commonly used, here’s a chart from the Global Web Index study. As you can see, Facebook is still a big leadereven if, from the point of view of a young Frenchman, the company seems to be losing momentum.
France is less dependent on social media than the rest of the world
Yes, there is still a fairly strong digital divide, and many poor people still do not have access to the Internet, even in Western countries.
So it might surprise you, but among all Web 2.0 users, those living in developing countries have the most internet, especially those living in sub-Saharan Africa.
Nigerians are the ones who spend the most time on social media with an average of 4 hours and 7 minutes. How to explain it ? The study points to something very interesting.
- The poorest countries often did not finish theirs demographic transitiontherefore, there are a lot of people under the age of 24, the age group that spends the most time online in general and social media in particular.
- Logically, countries with aging populations therefore spend on average much less time scrolling. the Japan and its hyperlinked image is therefore located … at the very bottom of this world ranking with an average of 51 minutes per person (there only 10% of the population is between 15 and 24 years old).
So it’s time to discover the French average, which will allow you to get by. With us, the average time spent on social networks … 1 hour and 46 minutes!
Almost all modern smartphones have a “screen time” function in their settings, which allows you to find out your personal time, do not hesitate to look at it, it can be quite scary.