Thursday, 7 July 2011

Picture of social media in Europe

The Economist presents its report on the use of social media in Europe. It makes for interesting reading with Latvia, Poland, Slovakia and Cyprus featuring a high density of users per population. Privacy and misuse of personal data continues to feature highly in people's perceptions of social media. Report here.

1 comment:

Digital Media Consultant said...

And it is interesting that users in Germany are less likely to visit social-networking sites than any of their European neighbours , Wise German I must say .

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