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February 14, 2013

Android Captures 52% Mobile OS in Germany,Facebook Rules Social Media

Source: StatCounter Global Stats - Mobile OS Market Share

The German Social Networking Landscape: 46.4 million German internet users accessed a social networking site from a computer at least once during the month. The German Press Agency (DPA) recently published a snapshot of the social networking landscape in Germany using comScore MMX data and unsurprisingly, Facebook captures the majority of users with an audience of 38.6 million unique visitors.

Google Plus is in second position with 5.6 million unique visitors, Xing is a close third with 4.2 million users and Stayfriends is fourth with 3.5 million unique users. Twitter is 5th in the rankings with 3.1 million German users and LinkedIn comes in 8th place with an audience of 2.7 million.
Mobile web is quite big in Germany with 50% Germans owning Smartphones,  which is approx 4 million smartphones as per 2012

With almost 52% market share, Google's Android is the leading operating system, but who wins the battle of the smartphone manufacturer in German