2012 Social Media Facts | Hammad Siddiqui


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Millions of people are connected via Social Media – How can you ignore this reality?This is the generation of social media, like it or not – you will have to accept the reality one day!

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2012 Social Media Facts | Hammad Siddiqui

  1. 1. If you are not on Social Media You Do not Exist! http://hammadsiddiquiblog.com
  2. 2. Do not Shy away from Social Media• It is the most happening thing now• World is revolving around instant information• People are addicted to check emails and updates before they sleep• Checking updates during board meetings is a norm
  3. 3. • Kids are growing in the age of social media• Social media multitasking is common in young people• News no longer waits for the next hour, its out on social media instantly• Smart-phones have tremendously increased the use of social media
  4. 4. If you are not convinced bythe following slides, you will be out of business soon!
  5. 5. Some Facebook Facts• Monthly active users now total nearly 850 million• 250 million photos are uploaded every day• 20% of all page views on the web are on Facebook• 425 million mobile users• 100 billion connections• Zygna’s games revenue is currently 12% of Facebook’s total income• 2.7 billion “likes” per day• 57% of users are female
  6. 6. Some Twitter Facts• There are over 465 million accounts• 175 million tweets a day• 1 million accounts are added to Twitter every day• Top 3 countries on Twitter are USA at 107 million, Brazil 33 million and Japan at nearly 30 million• Busiest event in Twitter’s history is now “Castle in the Sky” TV screening 25,088 tweets per second (previous record was the last minutes of the 2012 Superbowl with 10,245 tweets per second).
  7. 7. Some Linkedin Facts• 2 new members join every second• USA leads membership at more than 57 million, Europe has more than 34 million members• 60% of its members live outside the USA• In 2011 there were 4.2 billion professionally oriented searches on the LinkedIn platform• LinkedIn now has over 2,116 employees (at the beginning of 2010 it had only 500)• The fastest growing demographics are students and recent college graduates• Revenues for 2011 reached $522 million• LinkedIn is the 36th most visited website in the world
  8. 8. Some YouTube Facts• 3rd most visited website according to Alexa• 2 billion views per day• It handles 10% of the internet’s traffic• Average YouTube user spends 900 seconds per day• 44% of YouTube’s users are aged between 12 and 34• Over 829,000 videos are uploaded every day• Average video duration is 2 minutes 46 seconds
  9. 9. Some Instagram Facts• Founded in March 2010 with the $500,000 in seed funding. Instagram reached the milestone of 1 million users in December 2010 (only 9 months after being founded and only 1 month after going live in the Apple “app” store)• In August 2011 Instagram users had uploaded 150 million photos• 10 million users were using the app by September 2011• The release of the Android app version saw 1 million downloads in 1 day!• April 2012, Instagram reaches the new milestone of 30 million users
  10. 10. Some Pinterest Facts• December of 2011 Pinterest became one of the top 10 largest social networks with 11 million visits per week• In January it was driving more referral traffic traffic to retailers than LinkedIn, YouTube and Google+• Over 10.4 million registered users• Nearly 12 million monthly unique vistors• Most of the sites users are female• 97% of the site’s Facebook “likes” are by females• It is the fastest site in history to break through the 10 million unique visitor mark
  11. 11. Some Google+ Facts• It was launched on June 28, 2011• Google+ reached 10 million users by July 14, 2011• 67% of Google+ users are male• Google “+1″ button is served more than 5 billion times daily• It is gaining 625,000 users per day• In less than one day the Google+ iPhone app became the most popular free application in the Apple App store
  12. 12. Millions of people are connected viaSocial Media – How can you ignore thisreality?This is the generation of social media,like it or not – you will have to acceptthe reality one day!
  13. 13. Join my bloghttp://hammadsiddiquiblog.comSource of Information: Jeff Bullah’s Blog