Philippines now has 67 million social media active users

A global report has shown that nearly 3.2 billion people are now active users of social media, with 67 million of them living in the Philippines. According to a report released by Hootsuite, A US-based social media management platform, the number of Internet users around the world has now surpassed the 4-billion mark, meaning more than half of the world population is online. The report covered 239 countries and territories. Internet user numbers increased 7% in the last 12 months to hit 4.021 billion, or 53% of the world’s population, the report said. Mobile social media usage has increased by 14% year over year to 2.958 billion users, with 93% of social media users accessing social media from mobile platforms.