Interesting Facts about Social Media

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  1. RevaxMedia

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    Jan 13, 2012
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    I thought I would share the below facts about social media, it's really amazing how large it is getting and I can certainly see this becoming a large part of 2012.

    Facebook tops Google for Weekly traffic in the U.S
    1 out of 8 couples married in the U.S. through Facebook
    Facebook added over 200 million users in less than a year.
    If Facebook was a country it would be the world’s 3rd largest
    QQ and Renren dominate China social networking
    80% of companies use social media for recruitment
    The fastest growing segment on Facebook is 55-65 year-old females
    50% of the mobile internet traffic in the UK is for Facebook
    The second largest search engine in the world is YouTube
    25% of search results for the worlds top 20 largest brands are links to user generated content
    34% of bloggers post opinions about products & brands
    78% of consumers trust peer recommendations via social networking
    60 Million status updates happen on Facebook daily
    The ROI of social media is your business will still exist in 5 years

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