Morocco Ranks 4th of African Countries in Numbers of Facebook Users

first_imgTaroudant- According to, Morocco ranks fourth in the top ten African countries in the number of users it has on the social media network Facebook.The kingdom came in just ahead of Algeria and Tunisia, which were 5th and 6th respectively, thus becoming the top one of the North African countries that use FaceBook.Egypt came out on top for all African Facebook users, having experienced a massive growth in users in recent years, partly explained by the recent popular uprisings by revolutionary movements that have swept the country. According to, the largest age group of users is currently 18-24, followed by users between the ages of 25-34.The same source added that 64% are male users and 36% are female users in Morocco, compared to 68% and 32% in Algeria.According to the Internet World Stats statistics available as of June 2012, there are more than 16 million Internet users in Morocco, with more than 6 million Facebook users.The mega-social network Facebook has become the destination of millions of Moroccan Internet users where they can socialize and meet with friends, family and acquaintances.However, a recent report said that Facebook is also being exploited by others to promote propaganda and to target minors and entice them to renounce their religion.Edited by Elisabeth Myers© Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributedlast_img

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