5 Oct 2011

Facebook, Twitter all the rage in Canada

While social media websites like Facebook and Twitter may have gotten their start in the U.S., in many cases, the use of these websites by Canadians outpaces the number of Americans who log on.

According to a 2010 study from eMarketer, some of the world's highest social networking usage rates come from Canada.

Statistics gathered by the data publishing firm indicate that since 2008, social media use has jumped by leaps and bounds. For instance, three years ago, Canadian users of websites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and LinkedIn totaled 11.4 million. Last year, that number jumped to 15.1 million.

As for this year, the study projects 16.1 million users will come from Canada. If the rate of increase continues on its current path, 18.4 million Canadians will be registered social media website users by 2014, the firm anticipates.

"Canadians are readily adopting social network activities, often at rates higher than users in the U.S.," said Mike Froggatt, eMarketer analyst.

Jiffy Self Storage has jumped aboard the social media craze. "Like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to find the latest news and storage information tips.

For Facebook, visit http://www.facebook.com/JiffyStorage

For Twitter, visit http://twitter.com/#!/jiffystorage 

Be Sociable, Share!

Related Articles [3]

Amazon’s Underwater Storage Facility Is The Future Of Warehouses

March 15th, 2018
Amazon is one of the world’s largest, most innovative and successful companies who consistently redefines what it means to operate a warehouse based on the online sale of...

Why Self Storage Is Booming In Big Cities

March 5th, 2018
Self-storage has always been popular, but lately, it is becoming increasingly more popular in big cities across the country. People are finding self-storage spaces can be...

4 Tips For Fireproof Document Storage

March 3rd, 2017
We all have valuables that we would be devastated to lose in a fire. Some of them are keepsakes, some of them are worth a lot of money and some of them are important legal...

Leave a Comment






Recent Posts

Blog Categories

Archives

Subscribe to RSS Feeds
Essential SSL