Media Got Social!

Facebook…Twitter…YouTube…Google+…Pinterest…Instagram…LinkedIn.  Who in this digital world has not heard of these sites?  Through our computers, smart phones and tablets we post, tweet, pin and share news, images, latest events, opinions, information and videos.  It is how we interact.  And that is just on a personal level.

In the business world, Social Media is playing an increasingly important role in SEO (Search Engine Optimization), and it will be even more so in 2014.  With the growing amount of smart phones and tablets, Social Media’s mobile reach is increasing on a daily basis.  It has progressively become the way we reach clients, and how our clients reach us.

Here are some interesting facts about Social Media (posted on 11-6-13)

FACEBOOK

  • Facebook has 1.15 billion total users
  • 751 million users access Facebook from 7,000 different mobile devices
  • 350 million photos are uploaded daily on Facebook

TWITTER

  • Twitter has 500 million total users
  • Twitter’s fastest growing demographics is 55 to 64 year olds
  • On an average, 400 million tweets are sent every day

GOOGLE+

  • Google+ has 343 million active users
  • Google+ is becoming an increasingly significant role in SEO ranking
  • This platform has over 67% active male users

LINKEDIN

  • There are 230 million users
  • 50% of LinkedIn users have a Bachelor or Graduate Degree
  • LinkedIn endorsements total over 1 billion

INSTAGRAM

  • There are 130 million users
  • More than 16 billion photos have been uploaded, and every second 8,000 users like a photo
  • Instagram gets 1,000 comments per second

PINTEREST

  • Pinterest has 70 million total users
  • More than 69% of the users are females
  • 80% of Pinterest’s pins are re-pins

More interesting facts…

  • There are over 1 billion unique monthly visitors on YouTube
  • 4.2 billion people use a mobile device to access a media site
  • Social Media generates almost double the marketing leads of tradeshows, telemarketing or daily mail

At Turner Photography, we embrace the world of Social Media!  We welcome you to post on our Facebook page, tweet us on Twitter, join our circle on Google+, link with us on LinkedIn, watch one of our videos on YouTube and pin one our pins on Pinterest.  And if you see one our photos on Instagram, feel free to like and share it!

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