9 Noteworthy Social Media Facts

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9 Noteworthy Social Media Facts

This spring, SEJ decided to put together a list of interesting facts about the growth and influence of social media that have been found in articles published lately across our site. Here are the 9 most noteworthy tidbits, along with links to corresponding articles elaborating.

Which fact resonates most with you?

#1 – The rate of emails being opened on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets has risen 80% over the last 6 months.

1#2 – 77% of all jobs are posted on LinkedIn.

2#3 – You can add multiple Twitter accounts using one email address.

3#4 – From 2010 to 2012, infographic search volume increased over 800%.

4#5 The 24 most engaged brands on Twitter have more than a million followers.

5#6 – 60 percent of the top 100 brands on LinkedIn now routinely post videos linked to their YouTube channel.

6$7 – Almost half of online customers expect brands to provide customer service on Facebook (but only 23% actually do).

7#8 – Instagram has amassed 150 million users in just over three years and grew by 23% in 2013.


#9 – The digital video advertising industry raked in almost $5.8 billion in 2013, up 40 percent from the previous year. (Editor Note: we know this says #10 in the image, we decided not to use #9 in our series in this post.)




Featured Image: Brian A. Jackson via Shutterstock

Debbie Miller

Debbie Miller

Social Media and Content Marketing Professional | Writer at Social Hospitality
Debbie has been working in digital marketing for 8 years. She is the President of Social Hospitality as well as the Digital Communications Manager for... Read Full Bio
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