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Three quarters of German smartphone owners use Whatsapp daily

Thursday 27 December 2018 | 09:35 CET | News
Three quarters of smartphone owners in Germany (73%) use Whatsapp on a daily basis, according to a survey by YouGov and DPA. Only a third (34%) send or receive SMS daily. 

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Companies: Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / WhatsApp
Countries: Germany
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