It is expected that by 2026, over 91 million Filipinos will become users of a social network.
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With over 7.9 million Filipinos using the Internet, 6.9 million of them visit a social networking site at least once a month.
What is the rank of the Philippines in terms of Internet use?
In 2017, the Philippines ranked 94th out of 133 countries for fixed broadband. This improved to 62nd out of 181 countries. The Philippines ranked 100th out of 122 countries in terms of mobile internet speed in 2017, but it now has the 75th fastest mobile internet speed out of 137 countries.
Is Instagram popular in Philippines?
As of July 2021, 43.3 percent of Instagram users in the Philippines were between the age of 18 and 24. The Philippines ranked seventh among active social media user penetration in the Asia Pacific region.
How many Filipinos have access in the Internet?
As of January 2020, there are 73,000,000 people using the internet in the country, penetrating 67% of the total population.
According to a recent local study, young people’s leisure activities are dominated by indoor and technology linked activities. A significant proportion of young Filipinos own a personal cellular phone (78%), have access to and use the Internet (59%) , and have social networking accounts (53%)2.
It has made it easy to connect to our family members, friends and relatives on a real-time basis. With social media, people can share pictures and videos and communicate with their close ones. This has strengthened relationships and it is bringing families together in a way that was not possible in the past.
Why is the Philippines considered as the texting capital of the world?
The Philippines has been called the “TEXT” capital of the world due to the large volume of Short Messaging System (SMS) traffic exchange in the country. It has been estimated that the number of cellular phone subscribers in the Philippines reached over 23 million and is still growing at a rapid rate.