Published On: Thu, May 26th, 2016

Britons spend a day every week on internet



Since the internet has emerged, the world has become a global village. Smartphones have made it easier to be engaged with the outer world. It is said that developing countries are more easily grasped by the social media flow but is the same with the west? A research has revealed that “Britons are spending approximately an entire day in a week online scrolling via social networking site Facebook and watching video streaming service Netflix — driven mostly by a terror of “missing out” on what friends and colleagues are getting up to”

The research study, organized by gadget insurance supplier, discovered that Britons spend a massive 21 hours browsing the internet every week with more than six of those exclusively employing Facebook, stated.

British sightseers to Facebook spent 850 million hours in March this year. Of the country’s 32 million Facebook consumers, that perform works to an enormous 26.5 hours for each visitor each month, the account further stated.

Zoe Cairns, who is the founder of ZC Social Media, was commented as stating by the website that “We spend hours scrolling through our timelines and catching up with what’s happening in our friends’ and families’ worlds,”

Cairns continued that “Checking our phone is a new life habit. We have a fear of logging off and missing out with what’s going on,”

The researchers gathered data from 2,000 people for the research.

It furthermore shared that the standard Briton spends more than nine hours on Google and pertaining services and 7.5 hours on Netflix every month.

The research study moreover shared that consumers spent a standard of 58 hours 39 minutes every month browsing or employing apps on smartphones, contrasted to 31 hours 19 minutes browsing on laptops and desktop computers.

Most of the internet consumers stated that they have blissfully managed their finances on the internet

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About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.