Social networks won’t see significant user growth in the UK from here on in. However, there will be considerable changes in terms of which platforms are gaining and losing users. Gen Z will be driving much of this change—it’s the only cohort that will continue to add meaningful numbers of social users through the end of our forecast period in 2026.
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WHAT’S IN THIS REPORT? Our latest forecast for social network users in the UK, looking at the changing platform hierarchy—and what it could mean for advertisers.
KEY STAT: Changes in the social network hierarchy are being driven by Gen Z. Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok remain the most popular platforms for this cohort, but there’s user growth across the board, even for Facebook.
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