In the smartphone age, almost every American sends at least some time every month using a social networking app. Whether it’s replying to messages during a lunch break, checking up on old friends while waiting in the doctor’s office or combing through newsfeeds at the end of a long day, social network apps have become ingrained in the American lifestyle.
A recent study by Verto Analytics looked at just how much time the average user spends on top social networking sites every month. Here’s a look at the 8 social network apps that are eating up most of their users’ time.
Most Time-Consuming Apps
8. Twitter: 176 minutes per month
7. Instagram: 206 minutes per month
Photo-sharing app Instagram, which is owned by Facebook Inc FB 0.24%, is one of the most popular and fastest-growing social media apps in the market.
6. Tumblr: 233 minutes per month
Tumblr is the popular microblogging and multimedia app owned by Verizon Communication Inc. VZ 0.65%.
5. Snapchat: 242 minutes per month
4. Reddit: 305 minutes per month
Social news and discussion site Reddit is known for its unique ranking system, which is based on user upvotes and downvotes.
3. Growlr: 665 minutes per month
Growlr is a social network specifically for gay “bears,” which includes messaging features and up-to-date bear run and bear bar listings.
2. Facebook: 899 minutes per month
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