The Internet and social media have become an integral part of our daily lives. 'Liking' a photo has become the new way to keep in touch with people from high school, and instant messaging has become second nature.

According to a report by We are Social, the average South African spends over eight hours a day online!

With that in mind, check out our infographic for some more of South Africa's 2019 social media stats:

Do you find these stats surprising? How much time do you spend online each day? Let us know in the comments section below.

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