Social Media Statistics 2012 (Infographic)

To lend perspective on your social media marketing efforts, it helps to understand the size and growth rates of the different social media platforms. The following infographic helps you understand where the different platforms fit into the social media pantheon. Some highlights include:

  • The Size Leaders: Facebook, Twitter and Google+
  • The Rising Stars: Foursquare, Instagram and Tumblr
  • The Steady Freddies: Flickr, LinkedIn, Xing, Yelp
  • The Child Prodigies: Path, Pinterest and Soundcloud
  • Cooling Off: Friendster, MySpace, Orkut

The Social Media Statistics for 2012:

This infographic highlights key statistics for the social media platforms. Are there any surprises or omissions?


Social Media Statistics 2012 (Infographic)

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  1. Saying Friendster, Orkut and Myspace are “cooling off” is a bit of an understatement! I can’t imagine active users on any of them is very high, interesting graphic otherwise though!

  2. Nice infographic… thanks for sharing this… perfect for a deck I’m working on right now.
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  3. So far, the configuration can’t be any simpler. Probably their next enhancement that they can still further enhance is to move their configuration to the cloud.