The Star (Malaysia): Over four in ten of world’s population use social media

The Star (Malaysia): Over four in ten of world’s population use social media. “Our planet currently has over four billion Internet users, three-quarters of whom are active on social media, according to the new Digital in 2018 report published by creative agency We Are Social and social media management platform Hootsuite. In January 2018, there were 4.021 billion Internet users across the globe, more than half (53%) of the world’s population. In the space of one year, Internet user numbers have grown by around 250 million (+7%). Growth in Africa was a spectacular 20%.”