Almost half of all Brits will use social networks by 2012

May 1, 2008 | Uncategorized

A new report from Datamonitor estimates that nearly half the UK will be using social network sites by 2012, writes The Telegraph. The UK already has the highest levels of membership in Europe, with 9.6m Brits members of sites such as Facebook and MySpace. By 2012 Datamonitor expect this figure to have grown to over […]

A new report from Datamonitor estimates that nearly half the UK will be using social network sites by 2012, writes The Telegraph. The UK already has the highest levels of membership in Europe, with 9.6m Brits members of sites such as Facebook and MySpace. By 2012 Datamonitor expect this figure to have grown to over 27m.
France came second in the study with 8.9m users, followed by Germany with 8.6m. Each country is expected to grow to 21.3m and 21.7 by 2012 respectively. In total European user numbers are forecast to reach 104.7m (from 41.7m).
The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk, 01/05/2008
Datamonitor: http://www.datamonitor.com

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