Seven in ten internet users active on social mediaArticles
Last year, seven in every ten Dutch internet users aged 12 years and older were active on social media. Facebook and Twitter are very popular social networks. Nearly all young people are regular users of Facebook and Twitter. The proportion of social media users in the Netherlands is among the highest in the European Union.
Four in every ten businesses use social mediaArticles
More than forty percent of businesses employing at least 10 persons use one or more social media accounts. Three quarters of large companies (employing 500 or more persons) use the social media for communication versus 36 percent of small-scale businesses (10 to 20 employed).
Mobile internet use continues to growArticles
There were 12.4 million internet users in the Netherlands in 2012. This is 96 percent of all 12 to 75 year-olds.
Substantial growth mobile Internet usageArticles
In the spring of 2011, there were over six million mobile Internet users in the age category 12–75 in the Netherlands, exactly half of all 12 to 75-year-olds who indicated they used the Internet in the three months prior to the survey.