Social platforms have never been more popular than nowadays. There are numerous reasons to justify such a trend, but the availability of the Internet dominates them all. It has never been easier to get in touch with people from all over the globe and we have quickly adopted the new lifestyle, taking both its positives and negatives.
We are witnessing the birth of new social media channels and networks daily, but Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram stand out in the sea of options. If you don’t have an account on all three networks, you may be interested in reading some interesting data in terms of comparison between them.
What is the purpose of these three platforms?
‘While all three networks allow you to connect to your family and friends from distinct parts of the world, Facebook does excel in this matter’ said Mark Abney, social media manager at UK betting tips platform bettingtips4you.com. It allows you to share more in-depth content on your wall, unlike Twitter which limits your tweets to a certain number of characters. Facebook’s Messenger is probably the best route to fast, free, and easy conversations with people from anywhere in the world, whether you prefer chats or video calls.
If you are, however, rather looking to share or find specific information, Twitter is an ideal place for you. The whole concept of Twitter allows you to track the profiles whose tweets you are interested in. Since the number of characters is limited for every single tweet (140), you will get precise information on a specific topic you are interested in.
Last but not least, it’s Instagram that practically gave birth to influencers. Photos and videos are worth more than words on this platform. Youngsters love it because it allows them to check their friends, relatives, as well as famous people who post their latest photos every single day.
Social media platforms & demographics
Demographic numbers are very easy to understand in terms of these three social networks. Let’s say that you have never used any of the discussed platforms and you can only relate to what is written in the paragraphs above. From there, it is easy to learn that Instagram mainly attracts the younger population.
Three-quarters of all Instagram users (75%) are between 18-14. Now, most people who have an Instagram profile are very likely to have Facebook, too. This is why 80% of Facebook members are between 18 and 29 years old. In essence, Twitter is different from these two platforms which is why you should not be surprised to learn that only 40% of all Twitter members are from 18-29 years old.
Which is the most popular social network in the world?
The numbers are pretty clear in terms of the answer to this question. Facebook is by far the greatest social network platform on the planet with around 1.8 billion daily users in 2021. It is equally popular in the United States and Europe. It is worth mentioning that more than 60% of monthly social media visits belong to Facebook.
Twitter sits way behind with just 400 million monthly active users in 2021. While we have much fewer members on this platform, it is safe to say that the community of active users allows you to build stronger connections with people of the same or similar interests. It is safe to say that a regular Twitter user utilizes the platform much more than a regular Facebook user, though.
With Instagram, the numbers largely depend on the number of followers you have. If this number is big, you are more likely to spend much more time using the platform and scrolling through an endless array of photos of all kinds. Almost 60% of Instagram users tend to use the app daily.
At the end of the day, each of the three platforms has its own merits and it is all down to your personal preferences.
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- Land-based casinos are legalized, with certain guidelines, in Goa and Daman, as per the Goa, Daman and Diu Public Gambling Act 1976
- Land-based casinos, Online gambling and E-gaming (games of chance) are legalized in Sikkim under the Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulation) Rules 2009
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