Social Networking Stats: Moms on Facebook, #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: 185 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: 109 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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U.S. Moms on Facebook: The Stats

In celebration of Mother’s Day, the Facebook Data Science team took a look at moms on Facebook. Here are the basic stats:

  • over 27 million women in the U.S. identify themselves as mothers on Facebook (by connecting with their children on Facebook, or posting life events about giving birth)
  • the average age of moms on Facebook is 47
  • the average age of new moms (those who had children since last Mother’s Day) is 30
Moms on Facebook by Age - Facebook Data Science research
Research by Facebook Data Science

Facebook also broke out the states with the highest percentage of moms on Facebook (listed in decreasing order):

  • Wyoming
  • West Virginia
  • Iowa
  • South Dakota
  • Idaho

And the states with the lowest percentage of moms on Facebook:

  • New York
  • California
  • Virginia
  • Hawaii
  • New Jersey

Does any of this data surprise you?  Happy Mother’s Day!