Men vs. women: Battle of the social media sexes

Forget guys being from Mars, and ladies from Venus. When it comes to the Internet, dudes are on YouTube and Google+, and gals on Twitter and Pinterest.

When it comes to social media, male and female behavior is very different. For instance, women do the bulk of Facebook sharing (62 percent), while more men are on LinkedIn than women (54 percent). Men also spend more time on YouTube each week than women, as guys clock an hour compared to 35 minutes for women. Twitter appears to be dominated by women (62 percent) and, not surprisingly, Pinterest (70 percent). Overall, though, a higher percentage of women (71 percent) use social media than men (62 percent). For more on the differences between the genders’ social media use, check out this infographic from Interentserviceproviders.org:

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