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.
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:
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.
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 Search Traffic 2012
Twitter Top Regions 2012
Twitter Top Cities 2012
Twitter Gender 2012
Twitter Age 2012
Twitter Income 2012
Twitter Education 2012
Tumblr Search Traffic 2012
Tumblr Top Regions 2012
Tumblr Top Cities 2012
Tumblr Gender 2012
Tumblr Age 2012
Tumblr Income 2012
Tumblr Education 2012
Linkedin Search Traffic 2012
Linkedin Top Regions 2012
Linkedin Top Cities 2012
Linkedin Gender 2012
Linkedin Age 2012
Linkedin Income 2012
Linkedin Education 2012
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