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10 Fun Social Media Facts

Did you know?

  1. The best time to post on Facebook is 3:00 pm on Wednesday.  Other optimal times include 12:00 - 1:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays and 1:00 - 4:00 pm on Thursdays and Fridays.

  2. Visual content is more than 40 times more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content.

  3. The original name for Twitter was Twttr.  Other options were Twitch, Smssy and the not creepy-at-all, Friendstalker.

  4. 79% of all US adults use Facebook - 76% of Facebook users check it every day.  23% check their account at least 5 times a day.

  5. Around 41% of web users will look towards socail media when making a purchase.

  6. If social media companies were countries: Followed by China, Facebook would be the world’s most popular country with over 1.1 billion users.

  7. On Instagram, 80% of users follow a business profile and 200 million consistently check into a business profile daily.

  8. Facebook is the leading source Americans use to find their news.

  9. 71% of consumers who have had a good social media service experience with a brand are likely to recommend it to others.

  10. 91.47% of all internet searches are carried out by Google.  60% of Google searches come from mobile devices.

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