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10 Things you didn’t know about
Social Media
#1
The first social networking site in
Internet history entered the scene in
1997. It was called Six Degrees.
However, the...
The first prominent social network was
called Friends Reunited, a British site
that helped users find old school pals.
It ...
Friendster, an American social
networking site, was opened to the
public in 2002. Facebook would
eventually be referred to...
LinkedIn was started the same
year as MySpace in 2003.
#4
The reason the Facebook logo is
blue is because founder Mark
Zuckerberg is red-green color blind
and blue stands out the m...
Around 350 million photos are
uploaded to Facebook every day,
accounting for 4% of all photos
ever taken.
#6
FriendStalker was an early name
for Twitter.
#7
Election Day 2012 was the most
tweeted about event in U.S.
political history with 37.7 million
tweets.
#8
Nearly 90% of Facebook users
reside outside the U.S.
#9
YouTube reaches more U.S. adults
in the 18-34 age bracket than any
cable network.
#10
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Social Media

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Social Media

  1. 1. 10 Things you didn’t know about Social Media
  2. 2. #1 The first social networking site in Internet history entered the scene in 1997. It was called Six Degrees. However, the site ultimately flopped in 2001.
  3. 3. The first prominent social network was called Friends Reunited, a British site that helped users find old school pals. It was founded in 1999 and launched publicly a year later. #2
  4. 4. Friendster, an American social networking site, was opened to the public in 2002. Facebook would eventually be referred to as the "Friendster" for college students. #3
  5. 5. LinkedIn was started the same year as MySpace in 2003. #4
  6. 6. The reason the Facebook logo is blue is because founder Mark Zuckerberg is red-green color blind and blue stands out the most. #5
  7. 7. Around 350 million photos are uploaded to Facebook every day, accounting for 4% of all photos ever taken. #6
  8. 8. FriendStalker was an early name for Twitter. #7
  9. 9. Election Day 2012 was the most tweeted about event in U.S. political history with 37.7 million tweets. #8
  10. 10. Nearly 90% of Facebook users reside outside the U.S. #9
  11. 11. YouTube reaches more U.S. adults in the 18-34 age bracket than any cable network. #10
  12. 12. Want more? Visit tcloudblog.wordpress.com

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