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The Growth of Social Media v 3.0 [Infographic]

Pixel Road Designs released an infographic showing the growth of social media over the last five years.

The Growth of Social Media v 3.0 [Infographic]

Here at Search Engine Journal, we regularly assess our social media strategy to make sure that we’re on the right track to achieving our goals. I bet you’re doing the same if you’re an in-house social media marketer or a professional who handles a brand’s social media channels.

Since 2011, SEJ has published two infographics about the growth of social media. The first one was published in August 2011 while an updated version of it was posted two years after.

This year, the team at Pixel Road Designs (a company owned by our Chief Social Media Strategist, Brent Csutoras) released version 3.0 that shows the growth of social media from 2010 to 2015. According to the recent data, the following social media channels boast huge number of active users worldwide:

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  • LinkedIn – 97 Million
  • Pinterest – 100 Million
  • Snapchat – 200 Million
  • Tumblr – 230 Million
  • Twitter – 316 Million
  • Google+ – 343 Million
  • Instagram – 400 Million
  • YouTube – 1 Billion
  • Facebook 1.5 Billion

See the infographic below for an in-depth look at the growth of social media:

The Continued Growth of Social Media [Infographic] | SEJ

What does the growth of social media mean to your business? Share with us in the comments.

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Image Credits

Featured Image: Pixelkult/
Infographic by Pixel Road Designs. Used with permission.

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