Business International Internet Day: Only a quarter of Indians use internet Updated : October 29, 2018 06:13 PM IST Around 20 percent of the population accessed social media in 2017 compared to 8 percent in 2013. The revelations are surprising given the revolutionary changes that took place in country’s telecom sector during the period. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.