Social media by the numbers

Did you know this about Facebook?

  • Facebook reaches 56% of the active U.S.  Internet universe with an average usage of 6 hrs a month per user.
  • Facebook is the #3 site visited by users 65 and older.
  • The average U.S. worker spends 5 hrs a month visiting social networks at the office.
  • Facebook is one of the top 5 visited sites on mobile phones.

Did you know this about Twitter?

  • Nearly 20 million people use Twitter.
  • Twitter has grown 500% since last year.

Statistics from Nielsen Media Industry Fact Sheet.  nielsen-fact-sheet-2010


About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a mom, teacher, and blogger. She is also the creator of "Living Well With Autism," an online resource for caregivers of children, teens, and adults with autism and related special needs.

Posted on February 27, 2010, in Facebook Tips, Statistics, Twitter Tips and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.


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