Social Networking and Technology Social sites such as Facebook and MySpace allow people to interact.
Social Networking-Media Facebook Facts has over 400 million users (Feb 2010); is the 2nd most popular website on the Internet; Casual gaming (Farmville) is most popular with Moms; 55% are women (in US); Average age is 48 years old;
Social Networking-Media Media sites such as YouTube. YouTube Facts: Most popular with 20-35 year olds; over 2 billion viewers per day; Started in 2005/1st video was 19 seconds; 70% of YouTube’s traffic comes from outside the US
Social Networking Collaboration Wikipedia and other wiki sites allow users to edit and create together in a collaborative way. Wikipedia Facts: Maintained only by volunteers; 684 million viewers each day; 2.68 million total articles in English; Can support 260 different languages;
Social Networking-Multimedia Multimedia sites such as Flickr, Photobucket; Photobucket facts: 2.5 million users; 17,500 new users per day; 250 million images served per day 54% female/46% male; 1.3 million new images uploaded per day and at peak times, 30 per second;
Social Media-Communication Communication sites such as Twitter, Wordpress (Blogs). Twitter facts: 106 million accounts; 55 million Tweets per day (640 per second); 55% female/45% male; Top 10 Twitter followers: 10) Ryan Seacrest, 9) Taylor Swift; 8) John Mayer; 7) Oprah; 6) Kim Kardashian; 5) Lady Gaga; 4) President Obama; 3) Ellen DeGeneres; 2) Britney Spears; 1) Ashton Kutcher;