by Matt Rhodes on 6 September, 2011 - 22:09
The latest data from the Office of National Statistics n the UK shows that, for the first time ever, over half of adults accessed social networking sites in 2011. The annual British Internet Habits survey showed that in 2011, 57% of over-16s in the UK are using the internet for social networking, as opposed to 43% in 2010. This is a significant landmark, and the rate of growth is impressive and it shows the importance of social networking in the lives of British adults.
Alongside this marked increase in the use of social networks in the last year, the survey data reveals more about how British adults are using the internet:
However, this data also highlights the 23% of the UK population who have no access to the Internet at home, with half of these people saying that they have no need for the Internet at all.
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Original Post: http://www.freshnetworks.com/blog/2011
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