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

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About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a public relations and marketing consultant, and owns Fletcher Prince (www.FletcherPrince.com). Follow Mary on Twitter @FletcherPrince.

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

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