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Most Popular Social Networks in the UK

A list of the best social networking websites in the UK for 2020 with a proven track record in offering a high return on investment for your business products and/or services. We will be updating this list quarterly based on market as well as our own agency-generated data. See our exclusive table for business networking.

DescriptionUK UsersTotal UsersUseful information
Facebook
Facebook:A social sharing networking site.35,130,0002,417,000,000
Highest traffic occurs between 1-3pm, however more engagement can be found between 7-8pm
YouTube
YouTube:The top website used for video uploading and viewing.23,000,0001,900,000,000
1 billion hours of Youtube are watched daily
WhatsApp
WhatsApp:Platform that allows users to send text messages as well as voice and video calls.1,500,000,000
55 billion messages are sent each day on the platform
Instagram
Instagram:A photo and video sharing social networking.14,000,0001,000,000,000
95 million posts are shared each day on Instagram
Twitter
Twitter:A Micro-blogging platform.13,000,000883,000,000
Year-on-Year the total ad engagement rate was up to 91%
Tik Tok
Tik Tok:App that allows users to create and share short 15 second videos.800000000
The young demographic of Tik Tok sees users have spent spend almost an hour on the app every day.
LinkedIn
LinkedIn:B2B platform for networking professionally.20,000,000590,000,000
More than 50% of all social traffic to B2B sites and blogs comes from LinkedIn
Snapchat
Snapchat:Send images and videos with a short life span over an app.16,200,000600,000,000
528,000 Snaps are shared every minute
Tumblr
Tumblr:A popular microblogging platform used to broadcast messages.9,000,000550,000,000
45% of Tumblr's audience is people under the age of 35
Reddit
Reddit:An entertainment, social news and social networking website.6,600,000330,000,000
The average time a Reddit user spends on the site is 16 minutes
Skype
Skype:Telecommunications application that provides video and voice calls via the Internet.300000000
The mobile app has been downloaded over 1 billion times
Pinterest
Pinterest:A popular photo sharing website.10,300,000266,000,000
50% of users have made a purchase after seeing a Promoted Pin on their feed
Flickr
Flickr:An image hosting website used to showcase photography work.112,000,000
On a high traffic day, Flickr users upload around 25 million photos
Vimeo
Vimeo:A video uploading and sharing website.412,08580,000,000
Vimeo gets 715 million monthy video views
Foursquare
Foursquare:A local search and discovery app.60,000,000
50 million brands have used Foursquare at least once
Medium
Medium:An online publishing platform.60,000,000
70% of Medium users are under the age of 50
F6S
F6S:The largest platform for founders in the world.2,000,000
Currently there are over 22.000 startups registered on F6S
Crunchbase
Crunchbase:A platform that stores information on private and public businesses.140,000
51.7% of visits come from the US, while 2.7% of visits come from the UK

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