10 Social Media Stats That Will Blow Your Mind
You might be wondering how drastically marketing era has changed from print media to digital media. The first television ad was broadcasted in 1941 in America. At that time, nobody would have ever thought about social media. However, since its evolution, it has been mesmerizing each one of us.
And now, with the growing usage of the internet over mobile phones, social media has become the kingpin of the marketing industry. Or, we can say it is playing a pivotal role in the growth of businesses.
With the growing popularity of social media, the number of social media platforms has also risen. We have made a collection of important statistics about some of the popular social media platforms. This collection will help you find out various aspects with the help of which you can orient your efforts.
Enlisting 10 Social Media Stats for each of the Popular Social Media Marketing Platforms
You won’t require an explanation to what Facebook is or when it was founded, who is the founder?? etc. etc. It’s a popular history. But, the thing which is creating a buzz now is that the platform has helped businesses reach great heights. This platform is crème de la crème of social media.
Let us now have a look at some of the important social media stats of Facebook.
A sweet bird chirping unanimously or the cunning vulture yapping – all heard at a single platform – Twitter. This social media platform, with the limit of 140 characters for a message, has grown to huge popularity in recent years.
From television stars to great politicians; from mere housemaids to great marketers – all like to tweet on Twitter. Without even gathering at public assembly all our gossips, opinions, music, etc. are passed around the world with Twitter.
Let’s have a quick look at some of the interesting social media stats of Twitter that might help your business grow faster.
Founded in 2002, this platform has gradually become a must to use thing among professionals. Be it marketers, artists, educators, fashion professionals – all prefer to be connected to one another professionally. Undoubtedly, LinkedIn has given that space to the professionals. However, it has also become the most used platform for the social media marketers. They use it for most of their marketing, eventually growing the businesses.
Below are listed some important social media stats of LinkedIn that can be really helpful to you.
This super cool photo sharing free mobile app was launched in 2010 exclusively for the iOS operating system. It has become indubitably a top sought after social media platform amongst its rivals. According to April 2017 TechCrunch report, Instagram has over 700 million monthly active users. Well, it has attained appreciable reputation in just 7 years. Marketers now seek Instagram to market their businesses. Here we have jotted down some important Insta-Stats for you to ponder upon.
Designed as a web and mobile application, Pinterest allows users to save their images. Users can also categorise their images on different boards based on their interest; and can share with others.
People usually create boards and fill it with images and links to articles on websites of products which they’d like to purchase. Pinners also put images of the places they want to go or the things they want to make. It was initially described as a “catalogue of ideas” by its founder Evan Sharp.
Now, this platform has become an e-commerce platform with the introduction of buyable pins. People can shop on it anywhere, anytime. We have made a collection of some important Pinterest stats. Let’s have a look at them.
Doubts, queries, confusions, questions – often become annoying if left unanswered. Thanks to Quora, as finding answers or solving doubts is not annoying anymore. This platform was launched as a question-answer platform. It has gradually grown as the social media marketing platform for the businesses.
There are number of ways in which people use Quora:
- ask questions and answers
- answer others’ questions
- ask your own question
- vote on answers
- file some questions into topics
- leave a private message regardless of the user being your follower or not
Well, by asking a question or answering to the people around the world, the social media marketers leave the imprints of their businesses. They indirectly market their businesses by simply asking a question or leaving an answer on Quora platform. The digital marketers find it really helpful in marketing and gaining knowledge simultaneously.
Let us have a look at some of the Quora stats from which useful insights can be drawn.
Social media platforms have given a boost to the ways marketing used to be done long ago. We have tried our level best to give you the statistics that can prove to be useful insights for the growth of your businesses. But, if we have missed out any and you wish to add those, comment below.
This article is written by Raj Gautam. He is CEO & Founder of QL Tech, Located in Perth, Australia. QL Tech is one of the best companies that offer unique Digital Marketing & Web Development Services by the virtue of its dedicated professionals. Our professionals are extremely proficient in offering Social Media Marketing.