Mobile-first social media sites have been riding the mobile wave. These sites have seen huge growth in user numbers recently and are major contenders in the race to become a top global social network.
Three of the world’s 10 largest social networks are mobile messaging apps — namely, WhatsApp, LINE, and WeChat. Other contenders like Snapchat and Instagram are centered on photo-sharing apps. And now Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter are becoming mobile-based first and foremost.
In a new report from BI Intelligence, we look at social networks around the world and how the transition to mobile devices has upended the most important sites within the social ecosystem.