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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & LinkedIn: Global Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & LinkedIn: Global Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it

This infographic takes a look at some key social media statistics from around the globe.

 

Did you know that Japan is the only major country where Twitter is more popular than Facebook? This year, Pinterest has seen enormous growth in the U.S. – the highest increase rate of anywhere in the world – and India is now just behind the United Kingdom in LinkedIn use, with 15 million people using the site. And they’re not planning to stop there, as India is tipped to become Facebook’s largest market by 2015...


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Maxwell Stinson's comment, December 9, 2012 8:49 PM
great infographic!
Wanda Rawlins's curator insight, December 15, 2012 8:24 AM

I didn't know that about Japan and Twitter -this is great info thanks for the share and insights.

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10 Amazing Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Amazing Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Did you know that Twitter is grabbing more new registrations than Facebook, with more than half of its entire userbase compromised of people who have signed up in the last year, compared to just 19 percent for Mark Zuckerberg’s baby?

What if I said that almost a quarter (23 percent) of Facebook users check their account five or more times each day, Twitter users are 33 percent more likely to be Democrats or – sorry Foursquare – that 74 percent of Americans are unfamiliar with the concept of ‘checking in’.

 

These, and several other amazing social media statistics, can be found in the infographic on social media statistics...


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LuciaSilva's comment, October 7, 2012 4:35 PM
Great post!
iPhone Developer's comment, October 12, 2012 7:51 AM
That's ow some good job
Ciberbebe.com's curator insight, July 23, 2013 4:56 AM

#socialmedia statistics

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71 Percent of Businesses Use Social Media [Infographic]

71 Percent of Businesses Use Social Media [Infographic] | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it

Social media continues to be a key issue for businesses, and findings in this infographic show that 71.2 percent use social platforms for customer service, as well as conveying some fascinating insights into how businesses utilize these networks.

 

Among the findings, 87.5% have seen a positive impact from using social media. Only 11.5% of businesses saw no noticeable difference while 0.5% actually saw a negative difference. Compared to 2011, 13.7% more businesses have been utilizing social networks for upwards of two years.

Social media can be a far cheaper investment for customer service, as well - 77.6% of businesses have allocated less than $50,000 to their social media efforts in the past year. 11% have allocated $50,000 to $100,000, 5% have allocated $100,000 to $250,000, and 7% have spent over $250,000.

 

Take a look at the infographic and related article for more statistics on how companies are utilizing social media for positive benefit...


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