- 11 Aug 2021 11:44 AM
- Hungary Matters
The survey of 1,003 adults conducted in May revealed that only 3% of Hungarians were not social media users, the company said on Tuesday.
Users spend an average one hour on social media every day, while Facebook users said they spent an average 2 hours on the platform daily.
Some 40% of respondents said they had turned to social media more often during the pandemic.
A total of 34% of Hungarians said social media was their main source of news during the pandemic.
The survey showed that the most popular social media platform in Hungary was Facebook, followed by YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and WhatsApp.
A total of 59% of Facebook users said they were posting at least once on the platform every week.
Asked about the social influence of social media, 29% of respondents said it had a negative effect and 21% found the opposite.
More than half of respondents said they remembered cases when social media content had a negative influence on their mental wellbeing.