Research finds Israel 2nd in world in social network use

Marketing Research report shows Israelis spend 9.2 hours a month on social networking sites; Russian users most active; Turkey comes in 3rd.

October 26, 2010 14:38

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Israel is No. 2 in the world in social network use, with the average time spent on social networks per user reportedly 9.2 hours a month, according to Internet marketing research company ComScore.

ComScore reports that Russian Internet users are the world's most active users of social networks, with Israel in second place and Turkey in third place.

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The survey found 34.5 million Internet users in Russia visited a social network site at least once during August 2010, which is 74.5 percent of all Internet users in the country.
The average time per user spent on social networks is 9.8 hours a month. This figure is more than double the global average time spent on social networks, which is 4.5 hours a month.

The average time per user spent on social networks in Turkey is 7.6 hours a month.

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