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Pew Research: World embracing social media!

A new report has found social media is growing all around the world.

International package delivery and courier services have been shown the global reach of social media in a new report.

The study, from Pew Research, reveals a strong appetite for social media among internet users all over the world.

After the US, with 46 per cent of the population using sites like Facebook and MySpace in Britain and Poland (both 43 per cent) South Korea (40 per cent) and France (36 per cent).

“Although still a relatively young technology, social networking is already a global phenomenon,” the authors state.

“In regions around the world – and in countries with varying levels of economic development – people who use the internet are using it for social networking.”

The study also noted that social media use is especially high among young people.

Time magazine has announced that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is its person of the year, following a landmark year for the ex-Harvard student.

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