The astounding growth of Social Media [Infographic]
A decade ago, circa 2006 the term ‘Social Media’ was relatively new and unexplored. Popular chatting/messaging applications included Yahoo Messenger, Orkut and Skype. Cut to the present day, there is Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, PInterest, Google Plus, Whatapp, Snapchat…Phew seems like a never ending list.
With the emergence of smartphones, Social Media has transformed the people’s outlook and life. A life without social media is hard to visualize. Such is the impact Social media has create; recently website SearchEngineJournal has published an infographic enlisting the growth of Social Media over the last 5 years (2010-15). The below infographic gives a comprehensive list of active users, avg. time spent, Est. worth of the company and other essential information related to each social media platform.
Infographic courtesy: SEARCHENGINEJOURNAL