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SFN report: Communication top online activity in March '08

SFN report: Communication top online activity in March '08

Communications accounted for 22 percent of the total time spent online worldwide, beating other online activity categories in March 2008, according to comScore's study, Digital World - State of the Internet.

Social connections made up 16 percent, which did not even exist in 2005. Entertainment and leisure contributed 14 percent, while shopping and travel, and work, business and education represented less than 10 percent each, SFN's World Digital Media Trends 2009 reported.

According to EIAA, the average time spent online per week in Europe increased from 11.3 hours in 2006 to 12 hours in 2008, up 6 percent.

In 2008, the United Kingdom led in time spent online per week among the countries surveyed, with 13.5 hours, up 19 percent from 2006's 11.3 hours. Italy also gained more than average, from 2006's 12.1 hours to 2008's 13.4 hours.

According to the Nielsen Company, in January 2009, the United States topped other countries surveyed in terms of average monthly online-related time per person, with a little more than 30 hours.

France was ranked second, with 24 hours and 17 minutes, followed by the United Kingdom, with 23 hours and 14 minutes. Spain came next with 21 hours and 40 minutes, according to the report, World Digital Media Trends 2009, released by SFN and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers.

Author

Erina Lin

Date

2009-12-11 19:21

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