In 2020, Facebook’s user population was over 800 million in Asia. In the Philippines alone, there were almost 74 million Facebook users as of 2019.
Leading social media platforms among internet users in the Philippines in 3rd quarter 2020.
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The report showed that Philippines has 73 million active social media users. This figure bears more significance if contextualized – the total population as of 2020 is roughly 109 million. An overwhelming 98 percent of these users access social media networks through their smartphones.
In the third quarter of 2020, the average daily time spent using the internet among the surveyed respondents in the Philippines was approximately 10.6 hours according to Datareportal. In addition, the surveyed respondents spent approximately 4.15 hours on social media.
According to a recent local study, young people’s leisure activities are dominated by indoor and technology linked activities. A significant proportion of young Filipinos own a personal cellular phone (78%), have access to and use the Internet (59%) , and have social networking accounts (53%)2.
How many Filipinos have access in the Internet?
As of January 2020, there are 73,000,000 people using the internet in the country, penetrating 67% of the total population.
How popular is Tiktok in Philippines?
As of July 21, 2021, Niana Guerrero was the most followed TikTok account holder in the Philippines with 25.5 million followers.
Most followed TikTok accounts in the Philippines as of July 2021 (in millions)
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Facebook is the most popular social media platform among internet users in the Philippines, according to a September Pulse Asia poll.
Why Philippines is not among the countries included in any of the rankings of globalization?
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 24) — Concerns on employment and poor infrastructure are among the major factors that dragged down the Philippine’s global competitiveness ranking, which measures a country’s attractiveness insofar as middle and upper managers from corporations and institutions worldwide are concerned …
What is the rank of the Philippines in terms of internet use?
In 2017, the Philippines ranked 94th out of 133 countries for fixed broadband. This improved to 62nd out of 181 countries. The Philippines ranked 100th out of 122 countries in terms of mobile internet speed in 2017, but it now has the 75th fastest mobile internet speed out of 137 countries.
How many Filipinos are Facebook?
In 2020, there were nearly 76 million Facebook users in the Philippines.
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Why is Facebook popular in the Philippines?
Why Facebook is a hit in the Philippines
One of the major reasons why Facebook continues to be a trend or a regular commodity in the Philippines rather is because it can be easily accessed by the citizens even those who are in the lowest socioeconomic status.