Last week, a business development rep at Coupofy emailed me this infographic she designed. It displays the number of social media users for there are in real time for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Reddit, and LinkedIn.
What can I say? It’s really cool.
You can see how many users there are by the second, hour, day, month, or year. Since it’s always up to date, it’s worth bookmarking for future reference.
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I’ll bet your small business or nonprofit organization spends considerable time on its Facebook page and Twitter account trying to engage new people. After all, aren’t these two social media sites the most effective in reaching prospects, customers, and donors?
Not anymore says a recent Forrester study. “It’s clear that Facebook and Twitter don’t offer the relationships that marketing leaders crave. Yet most brands still use these sites as the centerpiece of their social efforts — thereby wasting significant financial, technological, and human resources on social networks that don’t deliver value,” says Nate Elliott of Forrester.
Now get this… “In the next 18 months… Facebook will become nothing but a repository for display ads,” Elliott predicts. Holy!!