How the world uses social media [infographic]
The UK is at the top of this infographic at least in terms of internet use per head of population with 82.5% online compared to the US with 77.3%, Japan with 78.4%, Germany with 79.1% and France with just 68.9%. Clearly in France there is too much else going on to try too hard.
The US and UK have similar usages numbers for Facebook and Twitter (about 70% and 13% respectively). The US, Italy and the UK are the biggest users of Facebook while Twitter is much bigger in Brazil where 31% use it and Japan where 24% use it.