South Korea

South Korean Social Media Channel Preferences [CHART]

via emarketer.com Common social media activities, however, may be surprising to people not familiar with the South Korean market. KISA found that 84% of social media users read or kept a blog, 74.6% participated in online communities (often organized by topics such as food, fashion and gaming) and 68.3% maintained a unique site called a…

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Asia-Pacific Social Media Users By Country, 2011-2014 [CHART]

via emarketer.com Social networks in Asia-Pacific—including those in Indonesia, Japan and China—are getting a lot of attention, and for good reason. As a whole, growth in the region has been spectacular, drawing in more users while also supporting a growing ecosystem of proven players and startups that are making applications to cater to the diverse…

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B2C eCommerce In Australia, South Korea & India, 2006-2012 [CHART]

via emarketer.com Although the two growth estimates show a huge variance, both figures are considerable. The increase is due to two factors: First, eMarketer estimates that online buyers will approach 70% of all internet users in 2012, for a total of 9.5 million. Second, GroupM estimates that the average consumer in Australia will spend $2,108…

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Global Social Media Growth, By Country [CHART]

Middle East and Africa together experienced a 33.9% increase in social network users in 2011, while Asia-Pacific’s user population grew 27.5%. Both regions will continue to see double-digit percentage gains through 2014. By contrast, North America’s growth rate was just 9.5% in 2011 and is expected to fall to 4% by 2014. Read the rest…

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Social Media Penetration In Asia-Pacific Countries [CHART]

via emarketer.com Research and survey data also concurs with eMarketer’s analysis. According to the “Interconnected World: Communication & Social Networking” report from Ipsos, 83% of internet users surveyed in February 2012 in Indonesia had accessed a social media site once in the past three months. Read the rest at eMarketer. 0.0 00

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