Social Media Growth statistics

May 30, 2010 | By More


–       Second largest site on the web

–       400 million active global users

–       50% of active users log into the site each day. This equates to at least 175m users every 24 hours.

–       More than 35m Facebook users update their status each day.

–       Photo uploads have increased by more than 100% – Today there are 2.5bn uploads each month

–       Back in 2009, the average user had 120 friends within Facebook. This is now around 130.

–       There are more than 3.5bn pieces of content shared each week on Facebook.

–       More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook.

–       Purpose-built Facebook pages have created more than 5.3bn fans.

–       About 70% of Facebook users are outside the USA.

–       There are more than 70 translations available

–       More than 250 Facebook applications have over a million combined users each month.

–       More than 80,000 websites have implemented Facebook Connect since December 2008 and more than 60m Facebook users engage with it across these external sites each month.

–       Mobile is even bigger than before for Facebook, with more than 65m users accessing the site through mobile-based devices


–       Third largest Site on the Internet

–       Largest video site on the web

–       1 billion views per day (that’s 11,574 per second, 694,444 per minute, or 41,666,667 per hours)

–       10 billion videos uploaded per month

–       More than 200 million minutes of video (or 34, 560 hours), is now uploaded onto YouTube per day

–       24 Hours of video uploaded every minute

–       Lady GaGa first online Artist with 1 billion video views


–       LinkedIn has over 64m members worldwide.

–       There are now 11m LinkedIn users across Europe.

–       India is currently the fastest-growing country to use LinkedIn, with around 3m total users.


–       Twitter now has 75m user accounts, but only around 15m are active users on a regular basis. It’s still a fair increase from the estimated 6-10m global users from a few months ago.

–       Towards the end of last year, the average number of tweets per day was over 27.3 million.

–       The average number of tweets per hour was around 1.3m.

–       At the current rate, Twitter will process almost 10bn tweets in a single year.



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