Social media has become the go-to source for all types of news and updates. One in seven people worldwide use Facebook regularly while 6,000 new Tweets are sent every second. Nearly 5 billion videos are watched on YouTube every day, 41% of the world’s millionaires use LinkedIn, and two thirds of advertisers swear by Instagram. While these stats are mind-blowing, there are many more interesting facts about social media that you probably never knew about.
For instance, did you know that all leading social media platforms on average are only a decade old? How about the fact that women make up the majority of active users on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram but men are more active on YouTube and LinkedIn? You probably would not be too surprised to know that over 90% of teenagers go online every single day. Another interesting fact is 18% of all users cannot go a few hours without checking their Facebook account. Also, there are 4,166,667 new likes on Facebook every minute and 350 million new photos are uploaded every single day.
There are endless facts about social media but this cool infographic, created by the team at Skilled.Co, below does a much better job of showing what it is about social media that makes it so incredibly popular. Take a look at this awesome visual representation of 115 lesser known facts about social media platforms that are bound to blow your mind.
Originally Published here: https://skilled.co/resources/social-media-facts-infographic