Statistics you need to know about Social Media and the Internet

Ben Grossman has compiled a series of statistics that are sure to intrigue internet marketers and SEO specialists in general. I recommend this slide to anyone who is in the field of SEO, SNM, SEM, blogging, and internet marketing. Enjoy!


This is one of the tourism-promoting videos that came with the original slide. I really enjoyed watching it – and I think they do a great job promoting this country.

Statistics:

  • Number of Facebook Updates per Second: 700
  • Number of Tweets per Second: 600
  • 9 Out of 10 Internet users visit social networks monthly
  • 1 out of 2 internet users read blogs monthly
  • 1 out of 8 minutes spent online is spent on Facebook
  • People spend 300% more time on social media than email
  • There are 140 million 140 character tweets sent every single day on twitter
  • There are 30,000,000,000 pieces of content shared on Facebook monthly
  • There are 38,127 searches on Google, Bing and Yahoo every second
  • 78% of online consumers do their research before they buy
  • 70% of Facebook users who click the like button on Pages do not feel they’ve given their permission to be marketed to
  • 50% of Facebook users log-in every day
  • 130 Friends is the average sphere of influence a Facebook user has
  • 72% of adult celphone users text messages
  • 65% of adult celphone users sleep with their phones
  • 50% of US celphones will be smart phones by Christmas 2011
  • 1 out of 3 Yelp serches is from mobile
  • 41% of US internet users threatened to stop buying from companies that sent irrelevant messages
  • 81% give their email address for a giveaway, deal, or upcoming sale

About

Sean Si is a Filipino motivational speaker and a Leadership Speaker in the Philippines. He is the head honcho and editor-in-chief of SEO Hacker. He does SEO Services for companies in the Philippines and Abroad. Connect with him at Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. Check out his new project...

About Sean

is a Filipino motivational speaker and a Leadership Speaker in the Philippines. He is the head honcho and editor-in-chief of SEO Hacker. He does SEO Services for companies in the Philippines and Abroad. Connect with him at Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. Check out his new project, Aquascape Philippines.