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Very Interesting Social Media Statistics: Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Linkedin and more…

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The way we communicate online has gone through a sea-change over last few years – Infact, majority of netizens spend most of their time on social Media / Networking sites. Even though India Software companies are lagging behind in adoption of social media, others are flocking them in large numbers.

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Twitter has been a rage over past 1 year, Facebook has become one of the most visited sites on the web, Professionals are flocking Linkedin and keep their profiles updated. Do you want to know the numbers behind these uber-popular social media sites?

EConsultancy recently published following mind-boggling statistics on their blog – Here is a peek into the numbers

Social Media Statistics

  • Facebook claims that 50% of active users log into the site each day. This would mean at least 175m users every 24 hours.
  • Twitter now has 75m user accounts, but only around 15m are active users on a regular basis.
  • LinkedIn has over 50m members worldwide..
  • Facebook currently has in excess of 350 million active users on global basis.Six months ago, this was 250m…This means over 40% growth in less than 6 months.
  • Flickr now hosts more than 4 billion images.
  • More than 35m Facebook users update their status each day. 
  • Wikipedia currently has in excess of 14m articles, meaning that it’s 85,000 contributors have written nearly a million new posts in six months.
  • Photo uploads to Facebook have increased by more than 100%. Currently, there are around 2.5bn uploads to the site each month.
  • Back in 2009, the average user had 120 friends within Facebook. This is now around 130.
  • Mobile is even bigger than before for Facebook, with more than 65m users accessing the site through mobile-based devices. In six months, this is over 100% increase.
  • There are more than 3.5bn pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, etc.) shared each week on Facebook.
  • There are now 11m LinkedIn users across Europe.
  • Towards the end of last year, the average number of tweets per day was over 27.3 million.
  • The average number of tweets per hour was around 1.3m.
  • 15% of bloggers spend 10 or more hours each week blogging, according to Technorati’s new State of the Blogosphere.
  • At the current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in a single year.
  • About 70% of Facebook users are outside the USA.
  • India is currently the fastest-growing country to use LinkedIn, with around 3m total users.
  • More than 250 Facebook applications have over a million combined users each month.
  • 70% of bloggers are organically talking about brands on their blog.
  • 38% of bloggers post brand or product reviews.
  • More than 80,000 websites have implemented Facebook Connect since December 2008 and more than 60m Facebook users engage with it across these external sites each month.

Mind-blogging statistics uhh…. Think how they will change in next 2-3 years ! We will literally be living our lives online rather than offline !

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  4. Vatasescu Lenuta says

    wery interesting socialmedia statistics facebook, twitter, linkedin flickr more…

  5. Vatasescu Lenuta says

    facebook india stats- adds max new fb users globaly in april

  6. Robin says

    Nowadays many people are using social media and go to social networking sites to learn or research about products/services. Social network ad revenues are projected to reach approximately $10 billion worldwide in 2013.

  7. Ankan Kd says

    we communicate online…

  8. dantesh says

    Thanx for sharing…………Amazing….Awesome post…..Keep it up & post Latest news

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  10. Ramu says

    Now adds to the list is google + I dont know who much this will click..I dont see that must intrest in google +

  11. Mukesh Daluka says

    great guys………gud work.

  12. namita says

    Really tons of information,cyber world will rock in future

  13. sharu says

    its great to share the feelings

  14. Jerrick says

    Why India famous Okrut not include in there?
    Facebook is the top 2 world site in the world of this year.
    Top 1 Google
    Top 2 Facebook
    Top 3 Yahoo

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  18. Uma says

    Fantastic stats. Very encouraging information for the new kids on the block in social networking such as Mavenz Kenlighten that is focused on social learning.

  19. Sithu says

    Great information buddy. Thanks for sharing this stuff.

  20. Saikrishnarao says

    Its a tremondus job by some one or the group i thank them for giving the whole information abt this thanks a lot….

  21. Kingsley Tagbo says

    I agree that Social media is one of the premier change factors in the marketing and communication industry.

    The way we communicate has changed a lot during the last few years because of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter.

    Facebook has become the largest social media site with its popularity growing tremendously in the last few years.

    Recently Twitter has made headlines in every news site and blog with its phenomenal growth.

    Your statistics confirms that these social media sites are changing the way we communicate and are making it more interesting for all of us.

  22. Mike D. Merrill says

    One more stat for you..

    Foursquare has 250,000 users and is growing at 60% per month

    @mikedmerrill

  23. Editha says

    Thanks for sharing this information. Very interesting…

  24. Vince says

    Very nice statistics! It’s interesting to see where this will all take us in a few more years.

  25. skeptic says

    and 85% of all statistics are made up.

    1. Ravi says

      and how did you made this stat up?

  26. Roy Morejon says

    great collection of stats, amazing growth in social networks this past year.

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