Infographic: Social media ad spending is on the rise

Companies are investing more money in social media advertising. Read on to see which networks receive the largest—and lowest—percentages.

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Companies are spending increasingly large amounts of money on social media.

According to an infographic from Flowtown, companies around the world spent about $480 million on social media advertising in 2006. Today, that number is $4.26 billion. In the United States, social networking ads make up an estimated 7 percent of all online ad spending.

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