• Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020
  • Last Update : 07:50 pm

Only 2% active Facebook users in Bangladesh

  • Published at 03:59 pm September 6th, 2017
  • Last updated at 12:00 am September 7th, 2017
Only 2% active Facebook users in Bangladesh
Only 2% of the 29 million registered Facebook users in Bangladesh are active, according to the latest findings of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC). Bangladesh Open Source Network (BDOSN) General Secretary Munir Hasan says at least 25% of these 600,000 regular Facebook users are “highly active”. “They login to Facebook at least once a week on average. But 30% of the users are totally inactive. Most of them create an account for the sake of creating one and forget all about it,” he said. Munir says the online presence of the “virtually silent” users is marked by their login signature. Their inactivity makes it difficult to assess the online trend of Bangladeshi Facebook users.
Also Read- Dhaka is second most active city in world for Facebook users
However, Aminul Hakim, the president of Internet Service Provider’s Association of Bangladesh, said a trend had been noticed among the Facebook users who use broadband internet. “The middle-aged demographic prefers news on the Facebook News Feed. However, there is no exact data to support this due to a lack of research,” Aminul said. Aminul said 88Gb of the country’s total available bandwidth of 436Gb is used for Facebook. Breaking the total available figure down into 110Gb for mobile operators and 326Gb for ISPs, Aminul said 50% of the mobile bandwidth is being used solely for Facebook but only 10% of the ISP bandwidth serves the same purpose. On average, most professionals spend Tk300-400 per month on internet connections to use Facebook. The expenditure is slightly higher for Wi-Fi users. As of June 2017, there were 73 million internet users in Bangladesh. This story was first published in Bangla Tribune
54
50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail