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Facebook still most popular social network in Ukraine - survey

Some 3% of respondents use Russian social media only.

Facebook still most popular social network in Ukraine - survey
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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.

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