52 cool social media facts

Impress your colleagues, friends or attendees at your next presentation with these facts—one for every week of the year.

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I also wanted to offer a fun fact for every week of the year, for anyone playing social media trivia games.

At the time, the big five were (arguably) Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogging. My, what a difference two years make!

To bring some of these figures up to date, as well as include some of the newer names on the scene, here’s 52 cool facts about social media, the 2012 edition. Enjoy!


Statistics from Economist, Social Times, CNN.


Statistics from Compete, Twitter Press Centre and BNN News.


Statistics from LinkedIn Press Centre.


Statistics: Techzine and YouTube Archives.


Statistics: Technorati State of the Blogosphere 2011.


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