Growth of Social Media in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

An infographic published by Search Engine Journal a couple of months ago perfectly illustrates the rapid growth of the major social media networks and the industry in general. Although these networks keep tabs on total registered users, it’s the amount monthly active users that appeal most to marketing professionals. As of November 2013, the breakdown was the following in terms of monthly active users (note that some sites such as LinkedIn or Tumblr were not included in the infographic):

  • Facebook: 1.15 Billion.
  • Google+: 359 Million.
  • Twitter: 215 Million.
  • Instagram: 150 Million.
  • Pinterest: 20 Million
  • Reddit: 2 Million.

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