The Dutch rank No. 1 in the world for Twitter and LinkedIn penetration

Netherlands is a ‘nexus of global social networking behavior,’ says a comScore exec. Find out why.

The study found that the Dutch have an exceptionally high representation among social networking sites like Twitter and LinkedIn.

“The Netherlands is in many ways a nexus of global social networking behavior,” said Mike Read, senior vice president and managing director of comScore Europe.

The nation ranks No. 1 among all countries in Internet penetration for Twitter and LinkedIn, and more than one in four Dutch Internet users visit these sites during the course of the month, the study found.

Read noted that the Netherlands is among the few remaining markets in which a local social networking site—Hyves—leads Facebook in popularity.

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