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http://mashable.com/2010/09/14/social-media-campaigns/ 52 cool facts about social media july 3, 2010 129 voices 780     Share     81 As social media continues to gain acceptance as a bona-fide communications platform, I thought it might be fun to have a cool fact about it for every week of the year. So, here are ten facts about the five most well-known social media outlets – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogging – with two more bonus facts thrown in just for fun. (And to get to the figure of a fact a week for a year). Enjoy! facebook 1. The average Facebook user has 130 friends. 2. More than 25 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) is shared each month. 3. Over 300,000 users helped translate the site through the translations application. 4. More than 150 million people engage with Facebook on external websites every month. 5. Two-thirds of comScore’s U.S. Top 100 websites and half of comScore’s Global Top 100 websites have integrated with Facebook.
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6. There are more than 100 million active users currently accessing Facebook through their mobile devices. 7. People that access Facebook via mobile are twice as active than non-mobile users (think about that when designing your Facebook page). 8. The average Facebook user is connected to 60 pages, groups and events. 9. People spend over 500 billion minutes per month on Facebook. 10. There are more than 1 million entrepreneurs and developers from 180 countries on Facebook. Statistics from Facebook press office. twitter 11. Twitter’s web platform only accounts for a quarter of its users – 75% use third-party apps. 12. Twitter gets more than 300,000 new users every day. 13. There are currently 110 million users of Twitter’s services. 14. Twitter receives 180 million unique visits each month. 15. There are more than 600 million searches on Twitter every day. 16. Twitter started as a simple SMS-text service. 17. Over 60% of Twitter use is outside the U.S. 18. There are more than 50,000 third-party apps for Twitter. 19. Twitter has donated access to all of its tweets to the Library of Congress for research and preservation. 20. More than a third of users access Twitter via their mobile phone. Statistics from Twitter and the Chirp Conference .
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linkedin 21. LinkedIn is the oldest of the four sites in this post, having been created on May 5 2003. 22. There are more than 70 million users worldwide. 23. Members of LinkedIn come from more than 200 countries from every continent. 24. LinkedIn is available in six native languages – English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. 25. Oracle’s Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Epstein, was headhunted for the position via his
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