Read a colllection of latest and global social media news, statistics, innovations and trends. For practical reasons, we skip general social media news that can easily be found everywhere on the internet. Instead we focus on some special news that have some structural relation to social media.
Most Popular Social Networks Worldwide as of January 2019Below is a chart showing 15 most popular social networks worldwide as of November 2018. The data is based on the number of monthly active users for each social network. The data is in millions. Compared with earlier statistics for social media field, the below data shows that social media giant Facebook is still the leader, closely followed by Youtube. Another interesting finding would be that there seems to be a harsh competition between Instagram and WeChat, both of which now have one billion users. All in all, 5 social networks have now hit above the billion monthly users.
General Social Media Statistics for 2019The General Social Media Statistics for 2019 data focuses on statistics of social networks from various aspects. The data is provided for the major social networks such as Facabook, Youtube, Instagram, WhatsApp, Google+, Twitter, Snapchat, Reddit, Linkedin, Pinterest, Tumblr and Periscope (now part of Twitter). The data variables include; monthly active users, daily active users, year of foundation, content (post, photo, video etc) creation amount or speed, user growth rate and some other data specific to each social network.
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