Social Media Statistics and Facts 2012 [Infographic]

Our Infographic “Social Media Statistics and Facts 2012″ covers statistics and facts of all major social media platform including – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Youtube and Blogging.

Infographic by – GO-Globe

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  • 25 percent of users don’t bother with any kind of privacy control.
  • The average Facebook user has 130 friends.
  • More than 350 million users suffer from Facebook Addiction Syndrome.
  • 85 percent of women are annoyed by their friends
  • Links about sex are shared 90 percent more than any other link.



  • 750 tweets per second are shared on Twitter.
  • If Twitter was a country, it’d be the 12th largest in the world.



  • Two new members sign up to LinkedIn every second.
  • LinkedIn has 161 million members in more than 200 countries and communities.
  • There are more than 1 million LinkedIn groups.



  • The most watched video is “Gangnam Style” with 532+ million views.
  • The average visitor spends 15 minutes per day on YouTube.



  • 3 million new blogs come online every month.
  • 60 percent of bloggers are between 25 to 44 years old.
  • 20 percent of bloggers have been blogging for more than six years.
  • Professional bloggers maintain an average of four blogs.



  • Pinterest drives more referral traffic than YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn combined.
  • 97 percent of the fans of Pinterest’s Facebook page are women.
  • Users spend an average of just fewer than 16 minutes on the site.
  • The most popular age group is 25-34 year olds, accounting for 27.4 percent of the user base.



  • There are 575 likes per second.
  • 25 percent of Instagram users upload more than three pictures.
  • More than 5 million images are uploaded every day.



  • The Google +1 button is used more than five billion times per day.
  • “Student” is the number one occupation of Google+ users.
  • Google+ is adding 625,000 new users every day.
  • More than 2/3 of its users are male.

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