Social media will remain a dominant force in communications and continue to reach new heights beyond the stratosphere. A new infographic published by Visual.ly Monday explains the current stats and facts for social media networking in 2014.
Mobile phones are a popular point of access for a lot of users on the web and especially for those who engage on social platforms routinely. According to the infographic by TechInfographics.com 72 percent of internet users use social networks.
The social giant, Facebook, has 1.2 billion users and from that astronomical stat 469 million users access the service via a mobile device. Twitter generates 500 million Tweets per day. Exactly 90 percent of marketers consider this particular social media networking site an effective marketing tool.
“We are doing this because we believe brands and businesses should think differently about how people engage with Facebook, especially on mobile. A lot of people focus on monthly active users or even registered users to demonstrate their size and scale. We think this is becoming on old way of looking at the media world. In this world, understanding who comes back at least once a month is only part of the picture. Instead, businesses should focus on people who come back online every single day;” according to Facebook.
Google may have gotten into the social networking game later, yet with 1 billion Google+ enabled accounts the performance is anything but amazing. They have 359 million active users (MAU), which is more than Twitter’s 232 MAU.
The list of screenshots is a recap of some of the most memorable social media moments during the Oscar ceremony and the record-setting Twitter pic by Ellen DeGeneres. With three months gone by there is without a doubt more to come from social media networking.