World Social Media Day: India has 588 million active social media base

On World Social Media Day, know how Indians are taking social media platforms by storm.

Let’s take a quick snap of your day, what is the first thing that you do in the morning, apart from snoozing your alarm? Check your social media feed probably. Right from Facebook to Instagram to let the world know on Snapchat that you have risen up everything goes on social media. You have every little detail about everyone in your circle, courtesy the little things people keep posting on their timeline. And if you’re living in India, you would be surprised to know that including 4 social media websites, India has an active user base of 588 million.

Yes, you heard that right! With, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, counted together India is among most active country on social Media.

Going by the stats:

270 million on Facebook

34 million on Twitter

59 million Instagram

225 million on YouTube

Facebook without any doubts, is the most popular social media space in India, but if we talk about US, Facebook is not. It might come as a surprise but it is true. The scenario in the virtual world is changing at a rapid speed and now netizens have started pacing to new platforms. It is like moving back to a decade when Facebook made its entry declaring Orkut ancient.

According to a new survey, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among US teenagers today, taking Facebook down to the fourth position on the list, which once held the strings of social media landscape. And in no time soon, India will see a similar trend.

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