For those who are curious, the discrepancy between internet and social media user figures usually arises because of the difficulties in measuring unique internet users in real-time; in developing nations, many people still access the internet from shared devices, making it particularly difficult to know exactly how many people use the internet.
However, commercial opportunities and the need to set up individual accounts make it easier for social media platforms to understand how many people use their services.
Although the communication evolution has been brought to the next level, there are still certain issues to be addressed.
For example, social media makes it possible to interact with people around the globe through a few simple clicks but the question that needs to be answered is “Do Malaysians really communicate with each other?
There are 10.4 million Facebook users of which 3.5 million are youth aged between 18 and 24.