Muscat: WhatsApp is the most popular social media app used in Oman, according to data shared by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology.
“People over the age of 18 are using WhatsApp in Oman with 92% of them using WhatsApp in 2020. This is a 3% increase compared to 2019,” the Ministry said in the report.
Meanwhile, YouTube is the second most popular with 81% of people using the platform in 2020. “This is an 11% rise compared to 2019,” the Ministry said.
56% of people are using Facebook, making it the third most popular social media platform in the Sultanate.
The percentage of IMO usage in the Sultanate touched 47% and 44% for Instagram. As for the Twitter application, the percentage of usage in the Sultanate in 2020 has reached 25%.
24 percent was the rate of use of the Snapchat application for the year 2020 by individuals aged 18 years and over, and 10 percent was the rate of use of the LinkedIn application.