In Ireland the number of daily Facebook users has dropped by 5% in the last three months.

A survey carried out by the Ispsos MRBI’s Social Networking Quarterly found that 67% of people in Ireland who have a Facebook account use it on a daily basis, this is down from 72% in May.

Despite the drop, Facebook remains the most popular social network here with 59% of people in Ireland having an account.

Twitter is the second most popular social network in Ireland with 28% having an account and 39% of those using Twitter daily.

23% of people in Ireland have a LinkedIN account, 21% a Google+ account and 19% have signed up to photo-sharing site Instagram. Pintrest has experienced the most growth of any social networking platform in Ireland with 14% of Irish people now using the site, compared with 11% this time last year.