Social Media is taking over the majority of internet, actually it already has. Google has realized this and incorporated social activity as a part of ranking factors for websites in their result pages. Everyone and their grandmother’s are using social media so if you’re a business owner, you better get with the social times.

Here are some disturbing FACTS about social media:

23% of Facebook users log in to their account at least 5 times daily.

Only 25% of Facebook users implement privacy settings, despite privacy concerns.

80% of all Pinterest pins are actually re-pins from other users.

Google’s +1 button is used about 5 billion times a day.

Roughly 46% of web users research on social media prior to making a purchase.

YouTube reaches the 18 to 34 year old demographic greater than cable television and gets well over 1 billion visitors a month.

Making up of 57% of discussions on Pinterest, FOOD is the topic of discussion.

1 out of every 7 minutes online, people are using Facebook. Excluding the use of mobile devices, users on Facebook are spending 10.5 billion minutes on the social network daily. Yes, that is about 20,000 years.

There are 58 million tweets a day. Roughly, 9,100 tweets happen every second. From the Twitter viewers end, about 222 million people just read other’s tweets.

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