In the 2017 Social Media Landscape Survey, released by Michal Wronski and Arthur Goldstuck this week:

  • Instagram has 3,5m users, up 31% from 2,7m users in 2015.
  • Facebook has 14m users, 6% higher in 2016 of which 12m use Facebook on mobile.
  • Twitter has grown 4% to 7.7m users.
  • YouTube has 8.5m users.
  • By the end of 2016 there are expected to be more than 20m people in South Africa using the Internet.
  • Snapchat grew 33% (but the number of users not given).