Drawing on more data from our new GWI Social report (download a free summary here), the chart below looks at attitudes towards Facebook among nearly 12,500 members in the US and UK. Overall, some 50% said that they were using the site less than they used to. Men (55%) were slightly ahead of women (46%), […]

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In our new GWI Social report (download a free summary here), we discuss the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and Proxy Servers as a way to access restricted social networks. This trend is most pronounced in fast-growth markets, with a notable peak in APAC; as the chart below shows, it’s Indonesia and Vietnam which […]

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Over the weekend, GWI’s tour of Asia arrived in Jakarta – where I’ll be presenting to some of the country’s top TV stations as well as more than 100 journalists and bloggers. As our new Q3 market report on Indonesia outlines, this is a country which can lay claim to a pretty impressive title: of […]

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The second leg of GWI’s Asia tour saw our trends roadshow rolling into Singapore – with TODAY, Tech in Asia and Stuff among the audience for our presentation on the latest figures and behaviors for mobile messaging (both globally and within the local region/market). If you haven’t visited before, nothing can quite prepare you for […]

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The chart below examines usage frequency on the top 5 social platforms (you can find more detail in our new GWI Social report, a free summary of which is available here). Outside of China, Facebook can claim the most frequent engagement rates: more than half (54%) of its active users are logging in more than once a […]

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