YouGov poll reveals that Britons are bored of Social Media

March 6th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

London, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the boom of social media networks during the last parts of the last decade of the century, the effects seems to be draining from some people. In a recent poll by YouGov, many Brits are reporting getting bored with social media.

The report identified that as much as 41 percent of Brits’ online population reported being bored on social networking site indicating their willingness to reduce their time there.

On the specifics, the study found that Facebook is the most popular social networking site in Britain. The researchers identified that 65 percent of all Internet users visited the site in February. Over the same period, just a little over half that number – 23 percent – visited the miniblog site Twitter. Some other famous sites in the country include Google+ and LinkedIn.

The researchers also identified that generally, people are spending less time on social networking sites when compared to last year’s figures. The respondents revealed that they visit these sites for specific purposes and mostly leave immediately after that.

Nineteen percent of the respondents indicated that they will reduce the amount of time they spend on the social media sites over the next 12 months.

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