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Surprising Facts About Social Media

I always find intriguing articles in PR Daily Newsfeed, and this one caught my eye— 50 Surprising Facts About Social Media.  As one can imagine, a lot of the facts were based on statistics and the growth of social media, but a few were particularity interesting to me.  The author of this article dove in and examined the top 5 social networks: TwitterFacebookLinkedInYouTube and RSS.  Below are my favorite facts from this article.  What are your favorite SM facts?  Do you know any surprising ones that aren’t listed in the article?

1.       Twitter has donated access to all of its tweets to the Library of Congress for research and preservation.

2.       Corporate blogging accounts for 14% of blogs.

3.       Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are on LinkedIn.

4.       The average Facebook user is connected to 60 pages, groups and events.

5.       YouTube uses the same amount of bandwidth as the entire Internet used in 2000.

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