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:||241 million monthly active users||via re/code|
|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:||259 million active users||via LinkedIn|
|Google Plus:||343 million monthly active users||via GlobalWebIndex|
|Tumblr:||181 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:||114 million monthly unique visitors||via Reddit|
|WhatsApp:||450 million users||via Facebook|
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Half of IT Decision Makers Use Social Media To Make Buying Decisions
How much does social media influence business technology buyers? According to new data from Tap and Mindwave Research, out of a projected 4.9 million U.S. decision makers in the tech business, more than half (2.8 million) use social media to make work-related IT decisions.
Many business technology buyers are absorbing IT-related information on social sites; 70% read IT-related posts or updates. Some participate more actively, including the 43% that view or share IT-related videos or links on social media. Over one-third (36%) of tech decision makers go further, posting questions or reviewing comments on social media. More than one in five (22%) have posted an IT-related status update.
Check out the infographic from Tap/Mindwave Research here: