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Social Media - The Facts

I thought it would be interesting to discover the statistics relating to the most popular social media sites.

I'm sure you will find the facts interesting and perhaps even a little scary.

500 million active users
250 million log on to Facebook on any given day
200 million active users access Facebook through their mobile phone
Facebook has been translated into 70 languages
The average user has 130 friends
People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on the site
The average user creates 90 items of content each month

200 million registered users
100 million tweets writer per day
300,000 new Twitter users every day
Thursday and Friday are the most active days on Twitter and account for 32% of all tweets
English is the main language (61%), Portuguese (11%), Japanese (6%), Spanish (4%)
33% of site traffic is from the US and 5.9% from the UK
The No1 Tweeter is Lady GaGa
97% of Twitter users have less than 100 followers

2bn views per day
24 hours of video uploaded every minute
Average person spends 15 minutes per day on YouTube
70% of site traffic comes from outside the US
The top ten subscription feeds are all from individuals (not stars or brands)
Over 300M people are auto-sharing to at least one of the other social network

The world's largest professional network with more than 90 million members in over 200 countries and territories
12% of members work in sales
4.3% of members work in PR
More than half of LinkedIn members are located outside of the United States
There were nearly two billion people searches on LinkedIn in 2010
LinkedIn is available in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish
More than 1M companies have a LinkedIn profile

100 million users worldwide - 50% are in the U.S
Localised in 30 countries and translated into 16 languages
In a single day, over 1.6 million users spend 18 million minutes playing over 19,000 games and applications on Myspace
Each week, Myspace adds 500 new artists, premieres 25 new albums and more than 50 live shows