Are there more men or more women in the world? stats says that : men hold a slight lead with 102 men for 100 women and : Generally, females use social networking sites to make connections and stay in touch with family or friends. Men, by contrast, use social media to gather the information they need to build influence. Social media helps them perform research, gather relevant contacts and ultimately increase their status. my question is why there is a big difference between number of males and females in im? just look at bhw users to see the diff..