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The Wealth of Networks  –  Resources

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2 weeks out of 4 in March 2010 Facebook had more page hits than Google

In 2009 Facebook was the worlds seventh largest search engine (internal searches)

Latest investment  into Facebook of $200m valued the business at $10bn May 2009

Over 880 million users July 2011 approx 42% global internet population

50 million subscribed in 2 months (02/10)  – that’s nearly a MILLION a day!!

The fastest growing demographic of users is the 35+ age group

Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups & events

> 75% of Facebook users are outside the United States

More than 70 translations are available on the site

More than 7 million apps and websites are integrated with Facebook

Source Facebook

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Worldwide Membership

135m+ professionals around the world as of November 3, 2011

31m+ members in Europe as of November 21, 2011

6m+ members in the UK

3m+ members in France as of November 29, 2011

2m+ members in the Netherlands

2m+ members in Italy

2m+ members in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland)

1m+ members in Spain

1m+ members in Belgium

20m+ members in Asia and the Pacific as of November 21, 2011

12m+ members in India as of November 15, 2011

3m+ members in Southeast Asia as of November 21, 2011

4m+ members in Canada

6m+ members in Brazil

2m+ members in Australia

As of October 2011, LinkedIn counts more than 14 million students and recent college graduates around the world as members

LinkedIn and Business

As of September 30, 2011 (the end of the third quarter), LinkedIn counts executives from all 2011 Fortune 500 companies as members; its corporate hiring solutions are used by 75 of the Fortune 100 companies.

More than 2 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages.

LinkedIn represents a valuable demographic for marketers with an affluent & influential membership.

More than 40,000 developers are using LinkedIn APIs to create innovative tools and services for professionals, averaging over two billion API calls per month.

There are now more than 180,000 unique domains actively using the LinkedIn Share button on their sites to send content into the LinkedIn platform.

Referrals from LinkedIn to publisher sites around the Web are up more than 75% between June 30, 2011 and September 30, 2011.

LinkedIn members are sharing insights and knowledge in more than one million LinkedIn Groups.

As of September 30, 2011, mobile page views account for more than 11 percent of total member visits to LinkedIn.

As of September 30, 2011, hundreds of thousands of job applications have been submitted using Apply With LinkedIn.

A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second & about half of members are outside the USA

Executives from all fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members

LinkedIn is available in English, Spanish, French & German

Source LinkedIn

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Twitter has 170+ million unique visitors October 2011

55% of users are outside the USA

More than half of Twitter users use applications meaning they do not visit the site – the real number of users is much larger but undisclosed

Twitter is extremely easy to use

Source Twitter & Comcast

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YouTube was the worlds second largest search engine in 2010

YouTube is the worlds most popular online video community

YouTube allows millions of people to discover watch and share originally created videos

48 hours of video are uploaded every minute

Resulting in nearly 8 years of content uploaded every day

Over 3 billion videos are viewed a day

Users upload the equivalent of 240,000 full-length films every week

More video is uploaded to YouTube in one month than the 3 major US networks created in 60 years

70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US

YouTube is localised in 25 countries across 43 languages

YouTube’s demographic is broad: 18-54 years old

YouTube reached over 700 billion playbacks in 2010

800 M unique users visit YouTube each month

YouTube is an independent subsidiary of Google

Source Google

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WordPress Sites in The World 04 December 2011

How many people read blogs on WordPress.com?

Over 322 million people view more than 2.5 billion pages each month

How many posts are published on WordPress.com?

WordPress.com users produce about 500,000 new posts and 400,000 new comments on an average day

Where in the world is WordPress.com used?

English 66%

Spanish 8.7%

Portuguese 6.5%

Indonesian 3.5%

Italian 2%

German 1.8%

French 1.4%

Russian 1.1%

Vietnamese 1.1%

Swedish 1.0%

Who publishes on WordPress.com?

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