WhatsApp used by 90% of German children

Friday 27 October 2017 | 13:05 CET | News
German young people increasingly prefer communicating over messengers rather than calls, according to a study by industry group Bitkom. Over three-quarters (77%) use messengers to keep in touch with friends, ranging from 66 percent of 10-12 year-olds to 81 percent of 16-18 year-olds. Mobile calls were the third most common way to stay in touch, after personal meetings, and fixed calls came fourth. WhatsApp is by far the most popular messenger, used by 90 percent of 10-18 year-olds.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bitkom / Facebook / Snapchat / WhatsApp
Countries: Germany
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