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Facebook most popular social media site in Jordan — report

By JT - Jul 18,2016 - Last updated at Jul 18,2016

AMMAN — Around 93 per cent of Internet users in Jordan use social networks, according to a recent report, and Facebook is their favourite site. 

The figures, released by IpsosJo, indicated that 88.7 per cent of female Internet users in Jordan use social networks, compared to 95.9 per cent of male Internet users in the Kingdom.

Facebook is the most popular social media site, with 79.9 per cent of Internet users in Jordan logging on, and 31.1 per cent using Facebook Messenger to make voice calls every day, IpsosJo said. 

Researchers found that the photo-sharing website Instagram was used by 32.3 per cent of Internet users, while 22.3 per cent used Twitter and 35.2 per cent used Google+ in the Kingdom. 

Meanwhile, only 4.1 per cent of Internet users have LinkedIn profiles, according to IpsosJo. 

Some 90.7 per cent of Internet users chat on WhatsApp, while 71.8 per cent use Facebook Messenger for text conversations.


Facebook is the most frequently visited website by social media users in Jordan. IpsosJo found that 36.4 per cent of Twitter users in Jordan check the website daily, 58.9 per cent of Instagram users log in every day, while 84.9 per cent of Facebook users visit the site daily. 

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