10 Key Facts, Stats and Findings about the State of Social Media in 2011 | SM | Scoop.it

Social media has evolved rapidly and we have seen the emergence of social networks that 12 months ago did not exist.

Some surprises this year included the launch of Google+ (which acquired 25 million users in less than 30 days), Pinterest which grew at more than 512% and Tumblr (the microblogging platform) which is now approaching 50 million unique users a month


Mobile social networking and geo-location services such as Foursquare continue to make their impact felt and have not gone away despite the threat of Facebook “places”


Today 1.2 billion people worldwide access social networks and it is redefining the web...

Via Martin Gysler