UPDATE: We have published a new version of this popular Infographic here -> https://www.searchenginejournal.com/growth-social-media-2-0-infographic/77055/, which covers data up through November 2013.
Say what you will about the tidal wave that is social media: it’s over-hyped, a fad halfway through its 15 minutes, that <insert social network, platform, app> surely won’t be around in a few years’ time.
But take a look below at the steep curve of the user growth rate in all age ranges and demographics, and the continuing pervasiveness of social networking into every facet of work, play and life in general. It’s hard to argue that social media hasn’t changed forever how we interact and connect online. See for yourself: (click image to enlarge)
This is part of a special infographic series by Search Engine Journal. To see the rest go here.
Also available in PDF format here.