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

2020 SEJ eSummit Slides: How to Improve Your Website’s E-A-T

By Lily Ray, Path Interactive June 2, 2020

See below for a link to Lily Ray’s presentation from the 2020 SEJ eSummit: How to Improve […]

Read More

External Links and SEO: Vetting Your Sources in the Age of E-A-T

By Alec Cole, Path Interactive May 21, 2020

Just about every modern SEO knows and understands the importance of inbound links. Links have always been […]

Read More

Watch SEO Director, Lily Ray, Speak at the 2020 SEJ eSummit

By Melissa Hernandez, Path Interactive May 20, 2020

One of the largest SEO and digital marketing conferences is right around the corner—with over 5,000 people […]

Read More