November 15, 2012

20 Sexy Social Facts

We read a lot about Social Media but I thought I would compile 20 lesser known facts to surprise the non-believers. So here they are:

  1. Links about sex in Facebook are shared 90% more than any other type of link
  2. 7% of Americans have never heard of Facebook (What?!!)
  3. There are 10 likes in Youtube for every 1 dislike – a bit like real life actually !
  4. 5,3 billion searches in LinkedIn annually
  5. Google+1 button is used more than 5 billion times a day
  6. 97% of fans on Pinterest Facebook page are women
  7. Earlybird is the most popular filter in Instagram (12% )
  8. 500 years worth of video are shared every day in Facebook
  9. Facebook acquired 1 new user every second for 3 years from 2009-2012 (and that is just in US)
  10. 2,7 billion Facebook likes per day
  11. >1 million linked in groups
  12. In 2011, Youtube had an average of 140 video views for every person on earth
  13. 829 000 videos uploaded to Youtube daily
  14. 30 billion pieces of content are shared in Facebook each month
  15. 34% of social media users never post anything – Cyber voyeurs or what ?!!
  16. >1 million LinkedIn groups
  17. Twitter handles more search queries than Yahoo and Bing combined (24 billion vs. 4,1 and 9,4 respectively)
  18. Average age of a Facebook user is 38, average age of a Google+ user is 28
  19. Average time spent by a user on Pinterest per visit is nearly 16 minutes
  20. Gangnam Style is the most viral video ever with 679,620,147 views although my favourite is Charlie Bit Me with only 494,074,850 views !!

Sources:

  • Google Blog
  • Google Investors report
  • Tech crunch
  • Pinfluence
  • Edison
  • Instagram Press centre
  • Linkedin press centre
  • Power Formula Linked In User study

 

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google Bookmarks
  • del.icio.us
  • Digg
  • Reddit
  • StumbleUpon
  • Technorati

Posted by Rob Booth | Filed under: All, General, Media, Useful | 4 comments - read them or leave a reply

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