Key social media statistics for 2012

06 Jan

2011 has been a great year for social media. Key notes from the infographic by Mediabristo were as follows:


  1. There are now more than 800 million active Facebook users.
  2. The average Facebook user has 130 friends and is connected to 80 pages, groups and events.
  3. 95% of Facebook wall posts are not answered by brands.
  4. There are more than 3.5 billion pieces of content shared on Facebook each week.


  1. 34% of marketers have generated leads through twitter.
  2. Tweets with verbs have 2% more share-ability than the normal tweet.
  3. There are now 100 million active twitter users,
  4. 40% users don’t tweet, but just keep tabs on what people are talking about.
  5. 92% people retweet stuff they think is interesting.

General social media:

  1. 30% B2B marketers are spending millions on dollars on social media marketing activities.
  2. Most smartphone and tablet users are researching products than buying them.
  3. 40% bloggers consider themselves professionals.

Read the original post on Digital Buzz Blog


Posted by on January 6, 2012 in Feed Spot


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3 responses to “Key social media statistics for 2012

  1. James

    January 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    Nice post admin, Comprehending the right method to use social media like a advertising tool.

  2. How To Facebook

    January 17, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    A very interesting read, thanks for that. If you ever write a follow-up, i’ll be sure to read it!

  3. Occupy Melbourne

    January 18, 2012 at 10:36 am

    Interesting… Thanks for this post!


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