Social media becoming 'girl territory'

2014-03-07 14:00
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Cape Town - Women dominate social media a new survey has found.

According to FinancesOnline.com, US women are more adept at social media sites.

The company produced an infographic that illustrates the different approaches to social networks between the genders.

The only social network where men spend more time than women is career platform LinkedIn, where 24% of men versus 19% of women spend their time.

The survey also showed that women were more likely to interact with brands as well as consume news on social networks.

Facebook is flush with cash and recently paid $19bn for chat application platform WhatsApp, indicating that a new tech bubble may be on the horizon.

The survey also showed women outnumber men on growing sites Tumblr, Pinterest and Istagram.
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