Social networking sites are rapidly filling our communication needs globally, from office to kitchen and streets to the space station, social interaction has become an integral part of our life. But with hundreds of networks out there wrangling for our attention which platform are we really using? In 2005 only 8 percent of adult users engaged in social media, while in 2012, 72 percent of internet users used social media. In 2013, 27 percent of the time spent on internet by users is on a social media i.e 16 minutes of each online hour. Although Pinterest and Tumblr have seen the highest growth in 2013 but Facebook is still the social networking king with 62 percent of internet users actively using it, with 3 out of 4 Facebook users access the platform through smartphones. After Facebook; YouTube, Instagram, Twitter And Googleplus are the 4 most popular social networks among U.S. youngster. These are just a few stats, check out this latest infographic Social Media War from masters-in-marketing that outlines an overview of social media landscape, including general global usage, growth rates, fast facts numbers, new arrivals and alternatives for teens.
The Social Media War - infographic
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