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Social Media is Growing Rapidly
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It doesn’t look like the social media craze is peaking. As of right now, 65% of all adults internet users are members of a social networking site. According to recent Pew research, a whopping 89% of women between the ages of 18 and 29 are using social media.

Over the last year, the number of people aged 50 to 64 using social media increased by 60%.

This infographic put together by SEJ charts the use of the use of the prominent social sites since 2005 and gives us some more specific facts about the growth of a select few social sites over the course of the last year.

It also provides us with some random interesting facts. Apparently, there are 10.2 million comments posted to Facebook during the average 20-minute span in 2010. Also, 1 in 4 Americans watch a video on YouTube every day. The number of companies using Twitter has also topped the 50% threshold.

Check out the full infographic below:

The Growth of Social Media: An Infographic
Source: The Growth of Social Media: An Infographic

Social Media is Growing Rapidly
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    I have never used Facebook for personal use but started using it as a business page and have found that it really does engage people. I just wish I had started using it earlier!

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    With around 300 million users everyday, facebook has defiantly emerged as the biggest platform to do business. The count is increasing and companies are generating more revenues than ever, all thanks to social networking sites. Even the start-ups and well groomed brands are roping in social media agencies to take care of their digital marketing activities.

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    I wonder why this infographic hasn’t considered the population which is between 12 – 18 years of age. They surely constitute a large part of the social media population

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