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49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Image credit: Social Media Examiner. ” 93% of small business owners and marketers use Facebook, and 92% agree that social media is important for their businesses.

35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks. Facebook is of course (by far) the largest social network. Buffer ).

Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks. YouTube and Twitter are a close a second.

Psychology of social networking

Sherrilynne Starkie

Infographic: Twitter facts. Scientific Socializing Infographics – The Psychology of Social Networking Chart is Fascinating (TrendHunter.com). Facebook Featured Social Media infographic Psychology Social network TwitterWe tend to over think some things in life and here’s proof.  Do you suffer from high levels of narcisim or low self esteem?  Or, maybe you use Facebook, because it’s just a fun way to keep in touch with friends? Related posts: Are professional communicators normal? Wikipedia rules the waves. Like me!

Instagram Is Fastest Growing Social Network Worldwide

The Realtime Report

Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn are still the most popular social networks worldwide, but Instagram is growing faster than any other social site, according to new research by GlobalWebIndex. The Facebook-owned image sharing social network increased its active user base by 23% in the last six months.

What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

There’s no question that B2B marketers have embraced social media. According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content. And if so, which social networks are most productive? How much traffic do social networks drive to B2B websites?

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Days, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Yahoo.

Which Social Network Has The Highest User Activity? [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Are you considering which social networking site to spend your time and money on? The web design company Go-Gulf.com has compiled an infographic that compares the latest user statistics of the social networking sites Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Linkedin and Pinterest to see which one has the highest user activity. The State of Social Media in Norway.

Teens on Social Networks: Facebook Wins, But Twitter Is Narrowing the Gap

The Realtime Report

A recent Piper Jaffray survey of American teens revealed that Facebook is still the most popular social network among this age group – but Twitter is following close behind. Teens were asked to rank social networks in order of preference (from 1 to 3) from a list including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and LinkedIn.

My Son, the Social Network

Spin Sucks

These kids—they go by the snooty name, “social media”— aren’t even teenagers yet—Little Twitter is six, Fickle Facebook is eight, LinkedIn is all business at nine, and  Pinterest is still in the bassinet. Regardless of how you feel about the Facebook IPO , any kid can tell you the real value of social media isn’t the money they can generate. As if! Kids are kids.

Why Facebook Is Still the Hottest Social Network for Brands

Firebelly

This just in from Business Insider ‘s Matt Rosoff: “ When it comes to mobile social network usage, there’s Facebook, then there’s everybody else. The two numbers considered were the number of monthly average mobile users for each social network in the U.S., and the total mobile minutes spent on each network every day in the U.S. minutes.”

Social Networks See Majority of Traffic Coming From Mobile

The Realtime Report

Mobile is accounting for a huge portion of social networking use; for newer platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and Vine, use is “almost exclusively mobile.” ” A new report from the  comScore Data Mine  compares desktop vs. mobile usage for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vine and Snapchat. Related Stories Do Americans Trust Facebook?

5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. ” Unfortunately, there are far too many “experts” online touting that you must be on every new shiny object and social network. You do not need to treat every social network equal nor spend the same amount of time and investment on every social network.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook’s User Base Is Getting Older; Twitter’s Is Getting Younger, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Facebook’s User Base Is Getting Older While Twitter’s Is Getting Younger. Facebook: 955 million active users.

Blogs Influence Consumer Spending More Than Social Networks

Pamorama

Blogging Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Networking Consumer Spending Facebook Influencer Marketing TwitterBlogging breeds community, where influence is born. A new survey from Technorati has found that many consumers are turning to blogs when they’re looking to buy something. But it [.].

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study], #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study]. via  Facebook.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users. Facebook: 1 billion active users.

Virgin America Launches First In-Flight Social Network With #PlanePitch Twitter Contest

The Realtime Report

The ability to access your social networks while in the air is nothing new; many airlines offer in-flight WiFi (for a price) within the US. But Virgin America is now offering the first in-flight social network  in the US, allowing fliers to connect directly with other passengers on the flight, and with travelers landing at their destination airport.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Nears Global Domination, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. via  Twopcharts. via  TechCrunch. via  VK.

Social Networking Stats: Comparing Top Brands (Big vs. Small) on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via  Twitter. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Top Brands on Twitter: Enterprise Brands Vs. Small Companies. Facebook: 1.19 via  Facebook. YouTube.

Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

The Realtime Report

YouTube is the “undisputed champion” among social networks in terms of driving referrals, delivering the most traffic and the highest levels of engagement, according to a  new study from Shareaholic. The analysis of average visit duration, pages per visit and bounce rate reveals which of the top eight social media platforms are driving the best referral traffic.

Social Networking Stats: Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 241 million monthly active users. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, Twitter. Twitter dropped to 27% and Facebook fell to 23% over the last six months.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users. Twitter has the most active user base by far.

20 Social Media Marketing Blogs You Should Read in 2013

Pamorama

Looking for the best social media marketing blogs? Social media is now mandatory for businesses. I’m always trying to keep pace with the evolving social media marketing landscape, and reading many of the fantastic blogs out there helps me stay on top of best practices. You’ve come to the right place! Here are some that [.].

LinkedIn is the Best Social Network for Improving SEO

Pamorama

When it comes to sharing links, Facebook and Twitter immediately come to mind as the social networks of choice. Dan Dan Zarrella, HubSpot social media scientist, recently conducted a study of link sharing and SERP (search engine results page) correlation on the top three social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn — to determine which platform improves search [.]. Facebook Google LinkedIn Marketing Metrics Search SEO Social Media Twitter Social media marketing

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Is Top Mobile App, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via  Twitter. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Facebook: 1.15 billion monthly active users. via  Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users.

2015 Social Media Predictions

Spin Sucks

Social Media Predictions. And since we’re already spending so much time looking forward this month as we dug into the nitty gritty of planning, I thought, why not also take some time to make some social media predictions? I can’t let this crystal ball (sure, I have one!) go to waste. might as well get those social media predictions done. By Eleanor Pierce.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter & Politics In 2012, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Twitter & Politics: A 2012 Recap. tcot (top conservatives on Twitter).

Social Networking Stats: Moms on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

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The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Social Media Statistics demographics Facebook moms Mother''s Day mothers social networking statistics social networking stats

Social Networking to Advance Your Career

Janet Fouts

Silicon Valley Tech Women held a panel at the shiny new SalesForce offices in downtown San Francisco entitled Leveraging Social Networking to Advance Your Career. Global Social Media Marketing,  Cisco Systems. Jana Messerschmidt VP of Business Development & Platform Relations, Twitter. The size of your network should not be a primary focus. Twitter.

Social Networking Stats: 80% of World Leaders on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via  Twitter. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . 80% of World Leaders On Twitter. Here are the top 10 world leaders on Twitter: President Obama.

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Reaches 80 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Social Media Statistics #RLTM scoreboard Instagram mobile photo-sharing photo-sharing app social networking statistics

Don’t Make These 9 Social Media Marketing Mistakes

Pamorama

Social media marketing should be part of your strategy. Social networking is the most popular online activity, so it makes sense for businesses to try to engage that audience in an attempt to increase sales. But even large corporations with top-notch marketing departments make mistakes when it comes to leveraging social media.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter’s User Growth Exceeds Expectations, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 271 million monthly active users. via Twitter. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Twitter’s Q2 User Growth Exceeds Expectations, Tops 271 Million. Facebook: 1.32 via  Facebook.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via  Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via  YouTube. via  VK.

[Comic] Social Media Security Fail

SocMed Sean

You’re asking for social media fun and frivolity with your Facebook or Twitter account. Facebook Featured Humor Mobile People Social Media Twitter best practices facebook security social media social networking tech tipsEver had this happen to you? The first thought is “oh no…my Facebook account has been hacked!”

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Tops Twitter In Daily Mobile Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Instagram Tops Twitter In Daily Mobile Users. million for Twitter. Facebook: 955 million active users. via  CNET.

How to Choose the Best Social Network for Your Audience

Simply Measured

There are plenty of social media platforms to choose from , and I need to stress the word “choose” here. Just because a social network exists does not mean that your brand needs to be on it. So how should you decide which network is for you, and which ones are just going to keep you bogged down in the social media jungle? Social Media

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Last year, I assembled a collection of 35 infographics that told the story of social media at that time. That post proved to be so popular that I wanted to update it, including images that are still relevant and adding newer visualizations that illustrate more recent knowledge and insights into the social Web. The History of Social Networking. Year of Twitter.

The Importance of Localized Branded Content on Social Media

Mindjumpers

And do you take local context into consideration when creating Social Media content for your global brand? The popular social media platforms support this fact with a range of functions. Twitter  lets brands  geo-target  organic tweets to specific countries through an application created in collaboration with  Sprout Social. Facebook.

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