What social media is popular in Africa?

As internet penetration continues to grow across Africa, so has the use of social media. Facebook is the most visited website in Africa and as of December 2020, there were more than 233 million Facebook subscribers in Africa.

What social media is most used in Africa?

The platform has a reported base of 24 million people in South Africa, with World Wide Worx’s data showing around 16 million active viewers.

The most popular social media platforms.

Platform Users
Facebook 27 million
YouTube 24 million
Instagram 10 million
Twitter 9.3 million

Twitter use on the rise in Africa: Egypt tweets the most out of any country in Africa, with 28% of all geolocated Twitter volume (amounting to 500 million tweets). … Overall, there were 1.6 billion geolocated tweets in Africa in 2015 – a 34-fold increase from our initial research in 2012.

As of April 2021 there were 5.79 million Instagram users in South Africa, up from 4.31 million in April 2020. The majority of Instagram users in South Africa were female, with women accounting for 53.8 percent of the app’s audience in the country.

Which African country uses Facebook the most?

About 27.1 million users in Nigeria had a Facebook account. Ghana followed with 4.9 million subscribers. In fact, Nigeria and Ghana also have the largest populations in West Africa.

Number of Facebook subscribers in West Africa as of December 2019, by country.

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Characteristic Number of subscribers

Which country uses twitter most?

Leading countries based on number of Twitter users as of July 2021 (in millions)

Characteristic Audience in millions
United States 73
Japan 55.55
India 22.1
United Kingdom 17.55

Which country uses Instagram the most?

Leading countries based on Instagram audience size as of July 2021 (in millions)

Characteristic Audience in millions
India 180
United States 170
Brazil 110
Indonesia 93

Who is the most followed African on Instagram?

Top 10 Most Followed African Celebrities on Instagram

  • #1 Mohamed Salah (@mosalah) …
  • #2 Davido (@davido) …
  • #3 Yemi Alade (@yemialade) …
  • #4 Diamond Platnumz (@diamondplatnumz) …
  • #5 Tiwa Savage (@tiwasavage) …
  • #6 Massive Wiz (@wizkidayo) …
  • #7 Didier Drogba (@didierdrogba) …
  • #8 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (@auba)
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