Report: Social media use is increasing despite privacy fears
The latest in my ongoing series of Global Digital reports for We Are Social and Hootsuite shows that the number of people around the world using social media grew by more than 100 million in the first three months of 2018, reaching almost 3.3 billion by the end of March.There’s loads of new data to cover in this quarter’s analysis, and I’ve saved some of the best numbers for the end of this article too — a massive breakdown of Twitter users — so go grab a coffee and get comfortable before you begin. Essential stats There was plenty of… This story continues at The Next Web
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