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06/08/2012 by
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The Current State Of Social Networks 2012

It’s sometimes very difficult to get the most recent information about social networks, all in one place. All aligned nicely with sources, methodology of research and data.

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Than the other question related to these data is how many social networks can you actively stay up to date on? Here are the most recent statistics of 59 social networks in one place, enjoy!

Since 2008 Ignite Social Media has been producing detailed stats of the most important social networks. Including data about the demographics of their users, the geographies in which these networks are popular and how often they are searched for.

Now it’s already their fifth report that takes a detailed look at the competition for social network membership is a worldwide battle. Maybe Facebook is still the biggest in most countries but there are other strong local players, for example Vkontakte in Ukraine and Russia.

Past Social Network Analysis Reports

To have everything in one place here are also links to the past social network analysis reports:

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pdf file e1344431617174 The Current State Of Social Networks 2012 2009 Social Network Analysis Report

pdf file e1344431617174 The Current State Of Social Networks 2012 2010 Social Network Analysis Report

pdf file e1344431617174 The Current State Of Social Networks 2012 2011 Social Network Analysis Report

 

The data were gathered from Google Ad Planner and Google Insights for Search and pulled out the highlights in an infographic. Here you can find all 59 social networks statistics including Facebook, Pinterest and more.

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And here are the details for top 3 social networks on the rise, including data on search traffic, top regions and top cities; and gender, age, income and education split.

Twitter

Twitter Search Traffic 2012

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Twitter Top Regions 2012

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Twitter Top Cities 2012

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Twitter Gender 2012

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Twitter Age 2012

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Twitter Income 2012

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Twitter Education 2012

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Tumblr Top Regions 2012

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Tumblr Top Cities 2012

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Tumblr Gender 2012

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Tumblr Age 2012

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Tumblr Income 2012

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Linkedin

Linkedin Search Traffic 2012

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Linkedin Top Regions 2012

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Linkedin Top Cities 2012

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Linkedin Gender 2012

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Linkedin Age 2012

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Linkedin Income 2012

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Linkedin Education 2012

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Surprised by the stats? What is your opinion on the development of these social networks? Will some of the top 5 be among the loosers? Share your thought in the comments below!

 

Source: Ignite Social Media Blog

 

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Comments (13)

  • Igor Beuker 06/08/2012, 21:05

    Wow what a nice bunch of insights gathered! Very helpful.

    Twitter and Pinterest might be the ones I would bet my money on..

     
  • Laurens Bianchi 07/08/2012, 09:33

    Great insights, thanks for sharing!

     
  • Hi Igor and Laurens, glad you like it!

     
  • Susanne Biermeir
    07/08/2012, 18:16

    Hi,

    Great collation of interesting data! Quick question, what markets are included in the survey? Are the stats based on global? I´m missing Germany in there, hence the question.

    Best,
    Susanne

     
  • Online Video viral program 08/08/2012, 10:39

    Thanks Mr. Martin for this post, you have gone through an excellent survey I like it a lot and what I feel now a days Linkedin and Skpye are in more and more use……….

     
    • You are very welcome, data are golden nowadays. Pity there are not that many available…always struggling when looking for details. The details that matter.

       
  • Suryakant 08/08/2012, 13:06

    This is really amazing coalition of data. I am really surprised to see the patterns. It is for sure that Pinterest is a big player in the market now and soon we will see businesses getting involved in it too.

     
  • Social networking statistics 08/08/2012, 16:00

    Wow, that is a lot of data gathered together and since these data are gathered on a global scale I would recommend you this site: http://www.socialbakers.com/facebook-pages/ where you have data from all the important social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube) and you can sort them according to various categories, countries, Facebook tags… It really is good source for well-arranged data.

     
    • Yes, SocialBakers are nice resource indeed. Just wondering if there will be similar stats of users per country for Twitter and YouTube available soon. Would be great!

       
  • Davis Jones
    11/08/2012, 02:08

    Fantastic information!

     
  • Debbs Hosting 06/09/2012, 09:37

    Interesting. The infographic is very comprehensive and detailed. I think that even there is an implied decline in the usage this year, it will never decline further. Considering the number of sites growing and being developed, people will always be curious and will surely try it out once launched. So I think the trend, if it will not increase, will maintain. By the way, hasn’t Friendster already stopped? And I think I didn’t encounter Multiply.

     
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