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Social Networking Stats: World Cup Draws 58 Million Facebook Users On First Day, #RLTM Scoreboard

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week

Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users via Facebook
YouTube over 1 billion monthly unique users via YouTube
Twitter: 255 million monthly active users via VentureBeat
Qzone: 599 million monthly active users via TechCrunch
Sina Weibo: over 500 million users via The Next Web
Renren: over 170 million users via iResearch iUser Tracker
VK: over 230 million registered accounts via VK
LinkedIn: 300 million members via LinkedIn
Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users via GlobalWebIndex
Tumblr: 190 million blogs via Tumblr
Instagram: 200 million users via Instagram
Vine: 40 million registered users via Vine
Tagged: 20 million unique monthly users via Tagged
Foursquare: 45 million users via TechCrunch
Pinterest: 70 million users via The Next Web
Reddit: 113 million monthly unique visitors via Reddit
WhatsApp: 500 million users via WhatsApp
Messenger: 200 million users via re/code
SnapChat:  ???? via TechCrunch

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World Cup Day One Draws More Than 58 Million Facebook Users

Facebook interactions for World CupDuring the first day of the 2014 World Cup, over 58 million Facebook users accounted for more than 140 million interactions on the social network.

AllFacebook reported the “top five social moments” from Thursday:

  • Neymar scores Brazil’s first goal to tie the match
  • Neymar gives Brazil a 2-1 lead on a penalty kick following a controversial foul call
  • the final whistle
  • Oscar scores in extra time to give Brazil a 3-1 lead
  • An own goal by Marcelo gives Croatia an early 1-0 lead

Who was responsible for most of these social interactions? World Cup interactions on Facebook were dominated by males in the 18-24 age group, followed by men 25-34.  Women ages 18-24 came in third, followed by women 25-34.  An older male demographic (men 35-44) rounded out the top five demographic groups participating in World Cup action on the social network.

Were you commenting on social networks during the first World Cup game?

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