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The Social Media Infographics Series is supported by Vocus ' Social Media Strategy Tool , a free, six-step online tool that lets you build a custom social media framework tailored to your organization’s goals. You likely know that Facebook is the world's largest social network with more than 800 million users, but did you know that more than 250 million photos are uploaded every single day? Or that the average American spends seven hours and 46 minutes browsing her friends' profiles per month? Facebook has become an integral part of our lives — some people more than others . It's where we learn what our friends are doing, who they're dating and even what they're listening to . We wanted to dive deeper into the Facebook phenomenon, so we collected some stats about the social network and put them together in one infographic.
Just in time to be one of the first app installs on my freshly arrived iPhone 4S, there comes a new location-based mobile app called Roamz (iTunes link), which will have its official debut on Monday at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. As hinted at by the name, the app wants to help you discover the world around you as you “roam” around town. To do so, Roamz digs into social signals from services like Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter and Instagram in order to find out what people in your area are buzzing about right now.