Report: Nigerians Spend Over 3 Hours A Day On Social Media, Ranked 6th in the World

Must Read

How The Mokomokai Heads Of The Maori Tribesmen Became Valuable Trade Items During The 19th Century

The brain and eyes were removed from the severed heads, with all orifices sealed with flax fibre and gum....

African Tribe: The Daasanach People of Eastern Africa

The Daasanach are a semi-nomadic tribe numbering approximately 50,000 whose clans stretch across Sudan, Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. The Daasanach...

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former...



Now ranked number one in the world for time spent online, Nigeria far exceeds the global average of 2 hours and 16 minute.

Nigerians Spend Over 3 Hours A Day On Social Media, Report

We Are Social and Hootsuite have published the latest Global Digital Yearbook for 2019, showing how the world’s internet population has changed over the past 12 months., and the social media management firm indicates that social media users in Nigeria spend more time online than people from any other country in Africa.

According to the Digital 2019 report produced by Hootsuite and creative agency We Are Social, Nigeria social media users spend about 3 hours and 17 minutes each day online, listwand.com reported. This far exceeds the global average of 2 hours and 16 minutes.

The report further revealed that, Nigerians spend the 6th longest time on social media.

Report: Nigerians Spend Over 3 Hours A Day On Social Media, Ranked 6th in the World

According to the report, mobile dominates as a channel across the globe, with 5.11 billion unique mobile users in the world today – up 100 million (2%) from January 2018.

There are 4.39 billion internet users in 2019, an increase of 366 million (9%) versus January 2018, and there are 3.48 billion social media users in 2019, with the worldwide total growing by 288 million (9%) since this time last year.

The report draws data from several sources, including and research groups, including GlobalWebIndex, GSMA Intelligence, Statista, Locowise, App Annie, and SimilarWeb, to compile a comprehensive overview on digital trends and moves.



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

Leave a Reply

Subscribe to receive email updates

With a subscription profile, you automatically receive updates without having to return to the website and check for changes

Just In

How The Mokomokai Heads Of The Maori Tribesmen Became Valuable Trade Items During The 19th Century

The brain and eyes were removed from the severed heads, with all orifices sealed with flax fibre and gum....

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former Defence Minister Bah Ndaw, 70,...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken Amharic language as a full...

More Articles Like This