Polling firm Ipos MRBI today released a publication, Social Networking Quarterly survey, for August 2014 (Q3). The new figures show that 61% of Irish adults use Facebook, the same number as 12 months ago.
The publication also shows that 29% of adults use Twitter, which has seen a 2% rise from the same period last year. Meanwhile, usage of the business-orientated social networking service LinkedIn continues to rise in Ireland, with 24% of adults admitting to using the service.
Instagram, which was recently purchased by Facebook, is also becoming more popular, with 18% of adults using the photo-sharing platform while Pinterest has also seen its Irish user base almost double to 14%.