The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week
|Facebook:||1 billion active users||via Facebook|
|Twitter:||over 500 million users||via Twopcharts|
|Qzone:||599 million monthly active users||via TechCrunch|
|Sina Weibo:||over 400 million users||via Yahoo|
|Renren:||over 170 million users||via iResearch iUser Tracker|
|LinkedIn:||187 million active users||via LinkedIn|
|Google Plus:||100 million monthly active users||via Google|
|Tumblr:||83 million blogs||via Tumblr|
|Instagram:||100 million users||via TechCrunch|
|Tagged:||20 million unique monthly users||via Tagged|
|Foursquare:||over 25 million users||via SmartBlog on Social Media|
|Pinterest:||over 25 million users||via AdWeek|
|Posterous:||15 million monthly users||via Posterous|
|Reddit:||46.4 million monthly unique visitors||via Reddit|
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42% of Those Who Downloaded Foursquare App Use It Actively
Foursquare had 10.4 million users in July 2012 (on Android/iPhone), up from from 5-6 million per month from March through June. Nielsen’s “Social Media Report 2012” report revealed that 42% of the 25 million people who have downloaded the Foursquare app are using it at least once per month.
Nielsen ranked Foursquare behind only Facebook (78 million) and Twitter (23 million) in terms of July mobile app users, according to AdWeek. Foursquare usage in July was up 118% year-over-year.
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley spoke to AdWeek last month about retailers’ perception of Foursquare’s user numbers: “I wouldn’t say scale is an issue. But people always want to reach more folks than they are currently reaching. That’s true of any platform. It’s like, “Hey, it’d be easier to advertise in this one newspaper if everyone in the world reads this one newspaper.”
What do you think – are these numbers good for Foursquare?