Social Networks Capture Users and Engagement in Mexico

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube most popular social networks

Internet users in Mexico are flocking to social networks, making them a favorite means of expression and source of entertainment. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are leading social media usage and are expected to thrive financially as brands tap into a highly engaged audience.

According to eMarketer estimates, social networking in Mexico will increase by 17.9% in 2012, making it the fifth-fastest-growing market worldwide. Much of this expansion will come from Facebook, which is expected to reach 25.6 million users in the country by the end of this year.

In terms of general video ad viewing across online formats in Mexico, 75% of respondents recalled seeing video ads on a PC or laptop in the last week and 23% recalled seeing video ads on non-PC devices, such as mobile phones and tablets, in the same time period. More importantly, of those who recalled encountering videos ads, about three-quarters of consumers on both desktop and mobile devices actually watched the video ads served to them. And, crucial to the social sphere, both PC (16%) and non-PC device (25%) viewers were willing to recommend or share the commercial with others.


Sunday, March 11: Daylight saving starts in USA & Canada

On Sunday, March 11, 2012, most Americans and Canadians will start daylight saving time (DST) and set their clocks 1 hour forward from 2am (02:00) to 3am (03:00) local time.

Most of the USA and Canada set clocks forward from 2am to 3am Sunday, March 11, 2012. Mexico’s northern border cities, like for instance Juarez City (Ciudad Juárez), will follow its’ neighbours and end DST at the same time as the US and Canada.

However, most of Mexico, including capital Mexico City, will set the clocks 1 hour forward 3 weeks later, on Sunday, April 1, 2012.



Turkey is hot, a growing economy with 75 millon population and average age is 29 . A very young market for many investors especially for youth brands. Facebook users have reached 31 million in Turkey after USA,India, Indonesia,Brazil,Mexico. This huge growth made Turkey 6 st country in the world by Facebook user accounts. Total internet users in Turkey are 35 million. Considering Facebook penetration among internet users, almost everyone has Facebook profile. Lets take a deeper look at Socialbakers  Social Media Report of Facebook Pages in Turkey.