Media News - Friday, September 05, 2008
The Netherlands has the most members of social network websites relative to its size. Nowhere in the world is a greater proportion of the population affiliated to such sites. In the Netherlands, 49 percent are members of social network sites. Next come the United Arab Emirates at 46 percent, Canada at 44 percent and the US at 40 percent. The global percentage is 26 percent, market research bureau Synovate reports based on an international study among 13,000 people aged 18 to 65. Hyves, Linkednl and MSN Spaces are the most popular networks in the Netherlands, in that order. As their greatest concern, Dutch social network users name their privacy (54 percent). (NIS News)
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