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Press release 172 / 2012-05-16: Among internet users, 53% are active in social networks

WIESBADEN – In 2011, more than half of the internet users in Germany (53%) used social networks for private communication. As further reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on the occasion of the World Telecommunication Day on 17 May 2012, 29.6 million people (aged ten years or over) used such media to communicate on the internet.

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