The world has revolutionized today, everyone is into social media. The world has been united through social media platforms, information is being shared within seconds.
Kenyans have not been left behind in the social media world.
All this has been done through the use of apps. Below are the most used social media apps in Kenya 2020.
Facebook has been the leading social media platform in Kenya for years – 70% of Kenyans are registered members of Facebook. The reason why Facebook is leading in being the most used application in Kenya is because its cheaper and easy to use than most of the other platforms
WhatsApp is ranked as number two in the most used social media platforms list in Kenya. WhatsApp was launched in3rd may 2009 but it became famous in Kenya around 2014.
WhatsApp is replacing messaging apps, its easier and cheaper to use WhatsApp to send messages than sending through text message.
Kenyans are becoming Twitter addicts. Kenyans have been reported to be the only country in East Africa to have the highest number of registered Twitter users.
Its said if you want to have fun on any social media platform in Kenya Twitter is your place. Kenyans are actively involved in Twitter activities that they have even named themselves KenyansOnTwitter #KOT There work is to specifically unite and attack a subject of common.
Kenyans have even been reported to be the most bullying country on Twitter.
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It is regarded as the celebrity app because its been used alot by celebrities. Instagram has increased its Kenyan users. At first most Kenyans didn’t want to use the app and regarded it as expensive because of the auto play videos.
Now most Kenyans who are into social media they most likely have an Instagram account.
Chinese video-sharing social networking Tik tok was launched in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is hosted by service owned ByteDance. The application is used to create short dance, lip-sync, comedy and talent videos.
The application has been widely accepted by Kenyans especially to create tik tok videos.
Another app like WhatsApp, the app enables users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio and files of any type. As of April 2020, Telegram has 400 million monthly active users with at least 1.5 million sign ups every day.
Telegram is good for sharing messages to a large group of people.
Telegram messages are encrypted and safe. It is the fastest