Reading: The Growth of Social Media: An Infographic

Avatar Path Interactive September 6, 2011 Category Uncategorized

Skeptics have long harped that social media sites were a fad. This excellent and extensive infographic from Search Engine Journal shows that not only are social networking sites growing quickly, their user bases are diversifying. Social media is international, used by people of all ages, and majority of companies utilize social media for marketing and hiring. Just a few of the many fascinating stats contained within the infographic:

  • More than 26% percent of American internet users use social media sites
  • 1/4 Americans watch a video online every day
  • 53% of employers research job candidates on social networks (and over a third found a profile proved an applicant had lied about their applications!)
  • 43% of companies use blogs for marketing, 71% are on Facebook, and 59% are on Twitter

Growth of Social Media | Path InteractiveSource: The Growth of Social Media: An Infographic

…Take a look below at the steep curve of the user growth rate in all age ranges and demographics, and the continuing pervasiveness of social networking into every facet of work, play and life in general. It’s hard to argue that social media hasn’t changed forever how we interact and connect online.

The Growth of Social Media: An Infographic | Search Engine Journal

 

Contact Us Now!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Most Recent

Sharing Digital Marketing Expertise: SEO Director, Lily Ray 2020 Conference Schedule

By Benton Olivares, Path Interactive January 24, 2020

Our SEO Director, Lily Ray, will be speaking at several conferences in the U.S. and abroad, and […]

Read More

Best GTM Uses for SEO

By Ian Pfister, Path Interactive January 9, 2020

SEOs have many tools at their disposal, and those tools can offer an overwhelming amount of opportunities—one […]

Read More

How to Generate and Implement Favicons for Brands

By Mark Davoli, Path Interactive December 19, 2019

Designers and developers are often asked to add Favicons to websites. But, most of them still use […]

Read More