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.

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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