Android, iOS: find out which app is used by half of the French

WhatsApp, the most downloaded application in France in 2022, 7 out of 10 French since launch in 2009and it would currently used by 57% of internet users over the age of 18. 8% have not used the app recently, 7% have uninstalled the app, 15% have never used WhatsApp, and 13% of respondents do not have a phone.

Millions of French WhatsApp addicts

The FIFG study also highlights a group of users who are highly dependent on the messaging app. If 7 out of 10 French say they can do without practice in their daily life, 8 million French (28%) say such a possibility seems impossible to them.

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Among these, we find 32% between the ages of 18-24, 30% between the ages of 25-34%, and this figure gradually decreases and reaches 22% among those aged 65 and over. We know that the popularity of social networks exploded in 2022 with a new time-to-use record, and the numbers this new study reveals are not quite right. no decline in popularity in the coming years.

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