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Social Media Statistics For 2012 

Social Media Statistics For 2012 
It was a huge year for Social Media and here is a great infographic that rounds up the key Social Media Statistics to kickoff 2012. It’s pretty impressive to see that Facebook has grown to more than 800 million active users, adding more than 200 million in a single year. Twitter now has 100 million active users and LinkedIn has over 64 million users in North America alone. A few interesting take outs for social media statistics in 2012: Facebook Statistics 2012: An average Facebook user has 130 friends and likes 80 pages56% of consumer say that they are more likely recommend a brand after becoming a fanEach week on Facebook more than 3.5 billion pieces of content are shared Twitter Statistics 2012: 34% of marketers have generated leads using Twitter55% of Twitter users access the platform via their mobile General Social Media Statistics 2012: Check out more social media statistics for 2012 below in the full infographic, via Mediabistro. Be Sociable, Share!

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Twitter accounts with the most followers worldwide in October 2012 Reading support This statistic presents a ranking of the most popular Twitter accounts as of March 2014, sorted by the highest numbers of followers. During that month, singer Katy Perry's account @katyperry had 51.83 million followers.

8 Great Marketing Infographics To Inspire Your 2012 Objectives It’s the dawn of a New Year and maybe you are looking for some marketing inspiration as you set your 2012 objectives and plan for the year ahead. And if you are trying to drive positive change in your organization, sometimes a picture is better than a thousand powerpoint decks. So to help you, I have curated some of my favorite marketing infographics that touch on some of the most important issues in marketing today like online marketing, content strategy, inbound marketing, mobile marketing, blogging and storytelling. I hope these infographics help to inspire your objectives and efforts as we kick off 2012!

Social Media for Business Defined as the use of internet and mobile technology for social interaction, social media has become increasingly popular among consumers over the past 10 years. As the popularity of social media sites like Facebook and LinkedIn have continued to grown, most business owners can now agree that it’s a medium that can successfully help build brand and product awareness. The appeal of social media comes from the fact that it is virtually free for businesses to use. Whereas billboards, radio ads and magazine ad campaigns have high price tags (and can cause some serious business credit card debt!), the only expense that comes with social media campaigns are the time investment and any giveaways you incorporate with the campaigns. Small business owners who embrace this “new” medium are able to see marketing success without having to make the upfront financial investment.

How User-Generated Content Is Changing SEO Cathy Halligan is the senior vice president of sales and marketing for PowerReviews. Prior to joining PowerReviews, she was chief marketing officer and vice president of product management and multichannel integration at Halligan also held executive positions at Williams-Sonoma, Gymboree and Lands' End. Google is at the social game again with the recent unveiling of Google+, a big bet for the company and an effort to show that it can keep up with Facebook in this increasingly important space. Twitter Study Reveals the Secret to Getting More Followers After analyzing the Twitter profiles of 36 million users who have generated more than 28 billion tweets (that's 794 tweets per person in three years on average), Beevolve's social analytics research reveals user follower bases directly correlate with how much they tweet. A Twitter user who has written 1 to 1000 tweets has an average of 51 to 100 followers, whereas users who have tweeted more than 10,000 times tend to be followed by 1,001 to 5000 individuals. It's estimated that a person with more than 15,000 tweets has between 100,001 to 1 million followers. Beevolve's report, called "An Exhaustive Study of Twitter Users Around the World," takes a look at users' demographics, follower stats, gender preferences, favorite keywords and smartphone/app preferences.

Best Infographic of 2011 64Reactions Many people like infographics because it simplify information and data, that’s a big reason why we share infographics here on from time to time in our special infographics category. SodaHeads has presented some of the most popular infographics of 2011 to vote on the best one. How Students Use Technology [INFOGRAPHIC] It's clear that today's students rely heavily on electronic devices even when they're not incorporated in the classroom. In one survey of college students, 38% said they couldn't even go 10 minutes without switching on some sort of electronic device. But how students are using their devices, how technology is affecting their educational experience, and what effect it has on their well-being are questions that are harder to answer. In the infographic below, online higher education database has summed up some of the existing research on these points.

Articale about marketing communicationsin digital era Marketing communications Through social media internet users perform various tasks online, therefore social interactions continue to grow as a result marketing managers need to understand how and why people are using social media and what consumer behaviour can be developed (Hoffman, Thomas & Novak, 2011). Hoffman, Thomas & Novak (2011) examined five social media outlets in order to understand consumers’ behaviour in todays’ changing environment.

Twitter Hacking Victims Find Stolen Accounts Sold On Black Market Eric Weaver tried logging in to his Twitter account this summer, but he was locked out. A hacker had broken into his account and changed the password. But it didn't end there. Think Infographics are New? At London's Transport Museum, They Date Back to the 1920s © London Transport Museum Infographics have become controversial and TreeHugger has been having a field day discussing the pro's and con's. However, in the "nothing new under the sun" department, it turns out that they have been around as far back as the 1920s.