We can’t ignore it and it’s not going away. The digital world may seem complex and the statistics are mind-blowing. But in terms of what to do personally when it comes to social media, the answer is K.I.S.S.

  1. 78% of Facebook users are mobile. Tech Crunch
  2. 27% of online time is spent on social media. Experian
  3. 47% of Americans say that Facebook has more impact on what they purchase than any other social network. State of Digital
  4. Two new users join LinkedIn every second. Top Dog Social Media
  5. The Google +1 button is used 5 million times per day. Media Bistro
  6. More than 15 million brands, businesses and organizations have Facebook pages. VentureBeat
  7. There are 8,500 Likes per second on Instagram. Expanded Ramblings
  8. 80% of Pinterest’s pins are re-pins.
  9. 25% of consumers who complain about products on Facebook or Twitter expect a response withing 1 hour. Amex
  10. 55 to 64 year olds: The fastest growing demo on Twitter. This has grown by 79% since 2012.
  11. 53% of people recommend products on Twitter. Socialnomics
  12. 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.
  13. 50% of Pinterest users are parents. WordPress Hosting SEO
  14. YouTube is the second largest search engine, next to Google.
  15. There is 39% more engagement from posts with pictures on Facebook.
  16. If Twitter was a country, it would be the 12th largest in the world.
  17. 500 years of YouTube videos are watched on Facebook every day. Relevancy Group

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