Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Cayci's Top 15 Fascinating Social Media Facts & Figures of 2013

As the Director of Communications for the SC Campaign, I am always interested in great blogs about social media facts and trends.  This list is a must read – 75 Fascinating Social Media Facts & Figures of 2013.  But, just in case you don’t have the time to read the entire article (because let’s be honest, most of you won’t), I have condensed this list into Cayci’s Top 15!  If you had any doubts about the impact social media is having on our culture, our personal lives, and our work, this article will put things into perspective.  And be sure to follow the SC Campaign on Facebook and Twitter!  

1. There are over 1.11 billion users of Facebook with 665 million daily active users

2. 23% of Facebook user’s check their account more than 5 times a day

3. 250 billion photos are uploaded every day to Facebook and 300 million are via Instagram

4. 1 out of every 7 minutes spent online is on Facebook

5. 400 million tweets were sent via Twitter each day as of March 2013

6. Every day, 1 million new accounts are registered on Twitter and more than 11 every second

7. The number of Lady Gaga followers on Twitter is equal to the population of four New York cities

8. 3 million companies have created Company Pages to connect with professionals on LinkedIn (http://blog.linkedin.com/2013/06/27/3-million-linkedin-company-pages-infographic/)

9. Two new users join LinkedIn every second

10. Pinterest is now the 3rd most popular social network after Facebook and Twitter in U.S.

11. Garlic Cheesy Bread is the most repinned Pinterest Pin

12. Google+ is a male-dominated social network with 67% male users

13. Instagram gets over 8,500 “likes” per second

14. More than 5 million photos are uploaded every day on Instagram

15. 6 billion hours are spent watching videos every month on YouTube

By: Cayci Banks, Director of Communications, SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

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