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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest – Which Social Network Won 2012?

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest – Which Social Network Won 2012? | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

2012 was a huge year for social media.

Facebook’s IPO and Instagram buyout dominated the headlines. Twitter is noweverywhere, and celebrated the tail-end of the year by reaching 200 million active users. LinkedIn has strengthened its position as the premier business social network while shaking off Facebook’s share price nightmare to continue to trade near its stock peak. And Pinterest had one of the best twelve months of any social network, ever.


But which of these social behemoths experienced a year that they’re never going to forget?

This infographic takes a closer look at the winners and losers of social media in 2012.

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Eqbal Khan's comment, January 17, 2013 2:14 AM
These social networking site is top label in 2012
Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 6:20 AM
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest - Quel réseau social Won 2012 ?

"2012 was a huge year for social media.

Facebook’s IPO and Instagram buyout dominated the headlines. Twitter is noweverywhere, and celebrated the tail-end of the year by reaching 200 million active users. LinkedIn has strengthened its position as the premier business social network while shaking off Facebook’s share price nightmare to continue to trade near its stock peak. And Pinterest had one of the best twelve months of any social network, ever.


But which of these social behemoths experienced a year that they’re never going to forget?

This infographic takes a closer look at the winners and losers of social media in 2012".










Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest – Which Social Network Won 2012? via @MYDstudio http://sco.lt/...


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Infographic: Top 5 Social Media Fails of 2012

Infographic: Top 5 Social Media Fails of 2012 | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

Every experienced social media manager knows that social media can be unpredictable.

Sometimes you expect one kind of response from your social followers, but get something completely different instead.

As a result, we have social media campaigns that go viral in the blink of an eye and online campaigns that turn total failures (see the infographic) and even cause quite a damage to the company’s reputation.


But not everything is unpredictable in this life, of course, and certain conclusions can be drawn from other people’s so called social media fails.

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16 Interesting Social Media Stats of 2012 [Infographic]

16 Interesting Social Media Stats of 2012 [Infographic] | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

'Social media and blogging statistics of 2012 as reported by different news agencies and networks.Especially interesting are the facts about the length of tweets and the number of unanswered wallposts by brands.'


View more facts, statistics and links at the original article source...

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Infographic: 365 Days of Social Media

Infographic: 365 Days of Social Media | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

A new infographic based on statistics published by the Huffington Post lists 100 of the most fascinating figures from 2012, focusing on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram & Google+.


More than 1 million websites integrated with Facebook since the beginning of 2012. with a reported 80% of users preferring to connect with brands via the social site. With 23% of people checking their accounts five or more times a day, it's hard to miss an advertising opportunity.

Rival social network Google+ could become real competition, garnering 625,000 new members every day of last year. Of those millions of people, active users reportedly spend more than 60 minutes a day across Google products, averaging 12 minutes per day with Google+.

Meanwhile, micro-blogging site Twitter held its own last year. The average user tweeted 307 times over the course of 2012...


See more social media statistics and figures at the infographic.

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Pedro Barbosa's curator insight, January 5, 2013 4:24 AM

Numbers and numbers and numbers. are we capable to read all this big data every single day? Do we want it?

 

Pedro Barbosa | www.pbarbosa.com |www.harvardtrends.com

Rui Ventura's curator insight, January 7, 2013 12:00 PM
Great Stats by the Huffington Post.
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Highlights in Social Media 2012 [Infographic]

Highlights in Social Media 2012 [Infographic] | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

2012 has been one crazy year for social media. Pinterest was named Best New Startup, Facebook bought Instagram, Facebook went public, Psy's 'Gangnam Style' became the most viewed video in history, and the list goes on...

Want to see just how eventful 2012 has been for social media? Check out this infographic.

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Infographic: The most recent (and incredibly impressive) Facebook stats

Infographic: The most recent (and incredibly impressive) Facebook stats | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
This is what’s happening on Facebook in 2012 so far.

The average Facebook users spends 20 minutes on the site per visit. Fifty-three percent of users are female, 43 percent male. There are 2.7 billion “likes” every day.

Infographic Labs compiled these stats and more into a—you guessed it—infographic with the latest information about Facebook in 2012.

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