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More Than Half of UK Population Will Log on to Facebook This Year

Females are heavier Facebook users then males in the UK

London, UK (February 25, 2016) — Facebook will reach a key milestone this year, with more than half of the UK population using the social network on a regular basis, according to eMarketer’s latest social network usage forecast. In 2016, an estimated 50.5% of UK residents—33.2 million users—will log on to that social network at least once a month, up from 49.5% in 2015. As a result, eMarketer forecasts that 89.9% of social network users in the UK will be Facebook users this year. This number will increase to 35.4 million, or 52% of the UK population, by 2020.

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Posted on February 25, 2016.