20 Cool Facts About Social Media Giants You Probably Didn't Know
Since the last post I made on Some Mad Crazy Internet Facts and Stats about the Internet got a good response, I thought I'd do a few more of these as they're very read moreish and fun to learn as well! And especially when you learn things about some of the biggest social media giants of today, and their humble beginnings to insane statistics they boast of today! And I've decided to do this one as a listicle as well. Listing out some questions and then the answers to them. Of which, I hope you find interesting!
Are you addicted to Facebook? You're not alone! Apparently, up to 350 million users suffer from FAS (Facebook Addiction Syndrome).
Are you concerned about your privacy? Up to 25% of Facebook users don't bother setting any kind of privacy control.
Do you like all of your friends? Up to 85% of women say they are annoyed by theirs. I wonder what the reason is?
What are the most shared links on Facebook about? Up to 90% of them are about sex than anything else!
How many friends do you have? The average Facebook user has about 130 friends (and no those Mob Wars friends don't count!)
How many tweets are sent per second on Twitter? Only 750 per second are tweeted.
When was Twitter first launched? Twitter was first launched on the birthday or its CEO Evan Williams.
What country would Twitter be if it was? If Twitter was a country, it would be the 12th largest in the world.
How much do Twitter users make? The average Twitter user has an income of $100,000.
How many people use Twitter search? Twitter processes more search queries than Bing & Yahoo combined.
Who uses LinkedIn? There are 2 new members signing up to LinkedIn every second.
How many users does LinkedIn have? There are approximately 161 million members made up of 200 countries.
How much does LinkedIn make? LinkedIn revenue has doubled every quarter for the past 2 years now.
How many people use LinkedIn Search? There is about 6.5 billion searches on LinkedIn every year since 2012.
How many LinkedIn Groups are there? There are around 1 million LinkedIn Groups made up of 160+ million members.
How did YouTube come to be? YouTube was originally meant to be a dating website inspired by those Hot Or Not sites.
How did YouTube get founded? It actually started when the files for Share Dinner Clips were getting too large to send by email.
What's the most watched commercial video? Lady Gaga's Bad Romance is first with 470 million views and
What's the most watched non-commercial video? Charlie Bit My Finger Again is the one with around 500 million views.
How much time do people spend on YouTube? The average person spends up to 15 minutes a day.
And that's 20 cool facts about some of the biggest social media giants today, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Hope you like them!
Did you know about any of these social media facts?