The most popular social networking site in Ukraine is Facebook, which is used by 35.5% of Ukrainians, the Ukrinform news agency has quoted a deputy director of the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS), Anton Hrushetskyy, as saying.
He presented a survey entitled "Trust in the media, the influence of Russian propaganda, media literacy in Ukraine" at Ukrinform on 27 March.
"According to our survey, 23.5% of people get information from social media. The most popular among them is Facebook, which is used by 35.5% of Ukrainians. It is followed by VKontakte (11.3%), Instagram (9.6%), Odnoklassniki (7.2%), Twitter (5.6%) and LinkedIn (0.5%). More than half of the population (52.4%) say they do not use social networking websites at all," Hrushetskyy said.
At the same time, 29% of Ukrainians use only Western social networking sites, first of all, Facebook, and 3% of respondents prefer exclusively Russian social media.