Surprising (Maybe?) Social Media Stats

Surprising (Maybe?) Social Media Stats

Erik Qualman’s Socialnomics blog lists some pretty interesting social media stats.

For instance:

– 1 out of 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met via social media

– Years to Reach 50 million Users: Radio 38 years, TV 13 years, Internet 4 years, iPod 3 years, Facebook added 100 million users in less than 9 months… and iPhone apps hit 1 billion in 9 months

– 80% of Twitter usage is on mobile devices

– The #2 largest search engine in the world is YouTube

– More than 1.5 million pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photos, etc) are shared on Facebook … daily

Read the rest here on the Socialnomics blog.

is Co-founder of Going Interactive and Strategic Director. Doug brings over 22 years of professional experience to the table. He is a seasoned professional with a knack for complex problem solving and common sense approach to usability. Doug has helped to create a variety of award winning work both locally and regionally for clients like Apartment Guide, Rubik's Revolution, The Ron Clark Academy, Prime Time Toys, Georgia-Pacific, CNN, and Gardener's Confidence. Doug served as the first ever Interactive President for the Atlanta - AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) Chapter. Doug lives with his wife Sherry and their playful Huskies in Marietta, GA.

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