Social Media by the Numbers

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A week's snapshot of what happened in Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare. Lots of general numbers and interesting stats on these social media juggernauts.

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Social Media by the Numbers

  1. 1. Social Media By The Numbers<br />The nicely done Urban Outfitters edition<br />
  2. 2. US Led Facebook growth in August 2010.<br />Mexico and India are tied for second.<br />The average Facebook user has 130 friends.<br />
  3. 3. Finally! We can sync our MySpace update to Facebook.<br />Facebook is suing companies with similar sounding names. Teachbook is a tartet.<br />Facebook starts testing “subscribe to” option to keep close tabs on certain friends or Pages.<br />
  4. 4. Now over 145 million registered users!<br />Mobile usage has gone up 62% in just 4 months (since release of Twitter’s own iPhone app).<br />16% of all new Twitter users are starting on mobile (up from 5% earlier this year).<br />All Twitter apps will use Oauth so they can’t store your password.<br />
  5. 5. Foursquare takes over Times Square. Foursquare didn’t pay. American Eagle just likes location services.<br />Over 3 million registered users!<br />MTV and Foursquare partner to create 1st ever cause related badge. STD testing.<br />Check in to any music venue to have a chance to see the VMAs live. Partnership with MTV.<br />
  6. 6. BRANDS THAT USE SOCIAL MEDIA AWESOMELYUrban Outfitters<br />They put a Facbeook Like button on ALL of the clothing items listed on their website.<br />They made a giant widget for their homepage that showed their most Liked items.<br />When you click Like, it shares it the clothing item and any comments to your Facebook profile.<br />
  7. 7. BRANDS THAT USE SOCIAL MEDIA AWESOMELYNew York Times<br />Implemented the Recommend/Like button to share stories.<br />Able to login using your Facebook account and then see stories your friends recommend.<br />
  8. 8. Resources<br />Slide 2<br />Slide 5<br />http://www.insidefacebook.com/2010/09/02/us-led-facebook-growth-in-august-2010-mexico-and-india-tied-for-second/<br />http://mashable.com/2010/08/28/foursquare-times-square/<br />http://mashable.com/2010/08/29/foursquare-3-million-users/<br />Slide 3<br />http://mashable.com/2010/08/31/foursquare-mtv-std-testing/<br />http://www.insidefacebook.com/2010/08/30/myspace-now-letting-users-syndicate-status-updates-to-facebook/<br />http://mashable.com/2010/08/30/mtv-moonman-badge/<br />Slide 6<br />http://techcrunch.com/2010/08/26/trademark-face/<br />http://www.insidefacebook.com/2010/08/31/urban-outfitters-facebook-likes-featured/<br />http://www.insidefacebook.com/2010/09/03/facebook-tests-new-subscribe-to-option-for-friends-and-pages/<br />Slide 7<br />Slide 4<br />http://www.insidefacebook.com/2010/09/01/new-york-times-facebook-login-social-plugins/<br />http://mashable.com/2010/09/03/twitter-registered-users-2/<br />http://blog.twitter.com/2010/08/twitter-applications-and-oauth.html<br />

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