Protohub: Thoughts about a Hampshire Hub
In my previous post, I explained that I’m trying to gather data on the number of social media users within a geographic area. I’m basically attempting to answer the question: “what is the actual take-up of social media in Hampshire?” (which is where I live and work).
The Ofcom study in to Adults Media use and attitudes contains a huge amount of fascinating data and analysis. I’ve included an extract from Fig 44 of the report which shows the rapid take-up of social media:
Facebook is generally recognised as the platform with the largest number of users, so I’ve started with that. Mega-corporations with massive budgets can, and probably do, purchase very detailed data directly from Facebook. I’m using the advertising search facility within Facebook…
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