Monday, August 20, 2007

Did You Know: Mobile Social Networking

At least 12.3 million people in the United States and Western Europe use mobile social networking, according to the research firm M:Metrics, with Americans being the biggest users.

The firm says 7.5 million Americans, about 3.5% of mobile subscribers, used their cell phones to access a social networking site in June. Italians were second with 1.3 million users or 2.8% of the population. There were 1.1 million users in the U.K., about 2.5%, while Spain had 751,000 or 2.3%; Germany had 1.9%; and France, 1.7%.

MySpace and Facebook were the favorite sites for users in the United States and United Kingdom. MSN topped the sites in the other geographies.


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