A new survey has found that almost half of web users in the UK have posted photos and videos to popular content-sharing sites such as Facebook and YouTube in the last year.
According to the poll from the Office for National Statistics, around 40 per cent of those using the Internet had uploaded messages on chat sites, blogs and news groups in the last year as compared to 20 per cent in 2008.
The Internet Access report further revealed that e-mailing remained on top of the charts when it came to popular online activity with 90 per cent surfers going online send and receive messages, reports the Telegraph.
The survey's findings included that London boasted of the greatest number of internet-enabled households, with 80 per cent, while Scotland had the lowest internet uptake, with just 62 per cent of households online.
It was also found that the Internet was most used by youngsters aged between 16 and 24, while the number of older users surfing every day or almost every day had taken a slight dip from 54 per cent in 2008 to 52 per cent in 2009.