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Filipinos Spent (and Wasted) the Most Time Online in 2018

Filipinos spent 10 hours a day online last year

A recent report shows the glaring reality of how much time Filipinos spend (and waste) online.In 2018, Filipinos spent an average of 10 hours a day online in 2018, making the country the home of the world’s top Internet users. That’s an ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | February 05, 2019 06:00:00
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4 Questions To Ask If Your Business Is Ready for E-Commerce

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Both big and small businesses are finding opportunities online and venturing into the fast-growing industry of e-commerce. In the Philippines, a study by global social media marketing agency We Are Social states that 56 percent of Filipinos visited an online retail store ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | August 28, 2018 10:00:00
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Pinoys Spent the Longest Time on Social Media in the World in 2017, Says Report

We Are Social and Hootsuite's report gives an overview of the digital space in the Philippines and around the world

On average, a Filipino internet user spent three hours and 57 minutes per day on a social media platform in 2017. While that is slightly less than the 2016 average of four hours and 17 minutes, it is still the highest average ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 31, 2018 06:00:00
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PH E-commerce Revenue to Hit $1.2 B in 2017

Local e-commerce is getting a boost from Filipinos who like to shop online during office hours, says Lazada

The total revenue of businesses selling online in the Philippines is seen to climb by 22 percent to $1.2 billion (Php59.7 billion) this year from $1 billion last year, according to statistics portal Statista.Statista also estimated that some 30.3 million people in ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 02, 2017 11:00:00
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Do Filipinos Spend the Most Time on Social Media Because of Slow Internet?

Data shows there is a correlation between internet speed and how long people spend on social media

Digital in 2017, the latest report by social media agency We Are Social and social media management platform Hootsuite, showed that internet users in the Philippines led in time spent on social media, averaging 4.3 hours a day. This marks the second ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 25, 2017 06:00:00
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Growing 27% in 2016, PH Now Has 60 Million Internet Users

No. 1 in the world, Filipinos are spending an average of 4.3 hours a day on social media

The number of internet users in the Philippines increased by 13 million or 27 percent from January 2016 to January 2017, according to a report by social media agency We Are Social and social media management platform Hootsuite. That's four times the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 24, 2017 07:00:00