Dana Sullivan Kilroy is a communications professional with more than 20 years of experience delivering compelling content. Her work has appeared in national, award-winning publications and sites, including: The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Fast Company, Inc.
Search Engine Journal has pulled together an exhaustive list of social-media facts and stats that we all should know in this infographic. See below for a roundup of the best tweetable stats from this infographic and around the web!
Here are some highlights from the infographic:
- 72% of all internet users are now active on social media
- 89% of 18-29-year-old internet users are active on social media
- 93% of marketers use social media for business
- 70% of brands have a presence on Google+, up 4% from Q4 of 2012
- Twitter is the fastest growing social network, up 44% between June 2012 and March 2013
- Google+ grew 33% during the same period
- Facebook has 1.15 billion monthly active users
And while we're rounding up statistics, we have a few more to toss your way:
- Google sites handle about 100 billion searches each month (SEL)
- YouTube hosts nearly 14 billion videos (comScore)
- Facebook is now over 1.1 billion users (Facebook)
- Google+ has over 500 million users (Google)
- Twitter has over 550 million accounts (Statistics Brain)
- LinkedIn is at 225 million users (LinkedIn)
- Pinterest has more than 70 million users (The Next Web)
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