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Social Media – A History: Infographic (updated)

Social Media – A History: Infographic (updated) | Social media platforms |
A few months ago, I published an infographic that revisited some of the many stepping stones in the history of social media. Of course, things change fast, and the infographic had to be updated. So...

Via Cendrine Marrouat -
Joshua OCock's insight:

Nice one!

Cendrine Marrouat -'s curator insight, March 21, 2013 5:38 PM

I don’t know about you, but my first foray into social media was emails. I was 19 at the time.


When I decided to teach my introduction to social media last year, I did not expect to find out that the concept is much older than many of us would think.


This leads me to ask you the following question: Do you know when social media was born? 1995? 1987? 2004?


Think again! The field did not have a name yet. It would take about 19 years for some people to venture a definition.

Cendrine Marrouat -'s comment, March 22, 2013 7:56 PM
Thank you so much for your kind words, guys! I plan on doing a roundup of social media stats around the middle of this year. There is always something new going on!
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Social Media 2013: User Demographics for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Instagram [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media 2013: User Demographics for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Instagram [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social media platforms |

Those good people at the Pew Research Centre recently updated their annual look at who is using social media, discovering that 16 percent of U.S. internet users are now active on Twitter.

But what about some of the other major social platforms? Aside from Twitter, who exactly is using Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr?

This infographic (courtesy of Adweek) takes Pew’s data and represents it all in a pleasing visual form; view key takeaways at the article link.

Via Lauren Moss
Joshua OCock's insight:

Very interesting - but I'm not sure things will stay this way for long..

Henri Guérin's curator insight, March 22, 2013 11:46 AM

Profilage des usagers des réseaux en infographie. Bien fait.


eileenludwig's curator insight, April 9, 2013 12:31 AM

Charts help you see the big picture of social media for your business

ccafaro1's comment, April 28, 2013 3:32 PM
objective profile at moment. Good.