Malaysians are the world’s largest users of WhatsApp

Malaysians are the world’s largest users of WhatsApp

According to the Digital News Report 2017, Malaysians are the world’s largest users of WhatsApp. 51% of WhatsApp user are using it for information and news sharing. It simplifies and speeds up in communication and saves cost.

Communications and Multimedia Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Salleh said that the report also shows that Facebook and YouTube are also popular with Malaysians, with 58 % and 26% users respectively. WeChat and Instagram are at 13%.

Based on the report, 86% of Malaysians are getting of their news feed from social media, 45% from publications, 54% from television and 15% from radio. 65% of Malaysian are using smartphone as main device, followed by computers user at 45% and tablets user at 18%.

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