59% of online sharing is now in private messaging apps like Whatsapp, Snapchat..
With so much focus on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, data showing that user engagement is moving to more private or personal platforms.
According to a recent Radium One study, 59% of all online sharing is via "dark social"...which are apps like WhatsApp, Snapchat, Wechat, and Viber.
Another stat that is surprising but makes sense at the same time is that 91% of Americans regularly share information via dark social methods.
This study also showed that 72% of sharing is simply users copying and pasting links and directly emailing or texting information.