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
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
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
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
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?
Who publishes on WordPress.com?