100+ fun facts about social media apps and social media marketing

Sure! Here are over 100+ fun facts about social media and social media marketing:

  1. Facebook has over 2.8 billion monthly active users.
  2. Instagram was bought by Facebook for $1 billion in 2012.
  3. The first tweet was sent by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006.
  4. YouTube is the second largest search engine after Google.
  5. LinkedIn has over 700 million users.
  6. Instagram’s user base is the most active, with over 500 million daily active users.
  7. The average person spends about 2.5 hours on social media every day.
  8. 90% of Instagram users are younger than 35.
  9. Snapchat users share over 240 million snaps every day.
  10. TikTok was the most downloaded app in 2020.
  11. Facebook introduced the “like” button in 2009.
  12. Over 80% of businesses use social media for marketing.
  13. More than 50 million small businesses use Facebook Pages to connect with their customers.
  14. Pinterest has more than 400 million active users.
  15. Instagram users “like” over 4 billion posts per day.
  16. 500 million Instagram accounts use Stories every day.
  17. LinkedIn was launched on May 5, 2003.
  18. Over 90% of social media users access social media via mobile.
  19. There are more than 3.6 billion social media users worldwide.
  20. Facebook Messenger has over 1.3 billion monthly active users.
  21. Over 85% of teenagers use YouTube.
  22. Twitter has over 330 million monthly active users.
  23. The average LinkedIn user spends 17 minutes on the site per month.
  24. Over 1 billion people use Instagram each month.
  25. The most popular Instagram filter is Clarendon.
  26. Pinterest users are 80% women.
  27. Facebook generates 4 petabytes of data per day.
  28. The majority of Instagram users come from the U.S., India, and Brazil.
  29. 83% of marketers believe the quality of social media posts is more important than the quantity.
  30. The most followed person on Instagram is Cristiano Ronaldo.
  31. LinkedIn’s InMail response rate is 300% higher than email.
  32. The most retweeted tweet ever was by Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire.
  33. Facebook’s “Poke” feature was one of its earliest features.
  34. Over 80% of time spent on social media happens on mobile devices.
  35. The most liked Instagram post is a photo of an egg.
  36. 40% of consumers discover brands on social media.
  37. Snapchat launched in 2011.
  38. Twitter’s logo bird is named Larry.
  39. Facebook initially limited membership to Harvard students.
  40. The first video uploaded to YouTube was “Me at the zoo.”
  41. LinkedIn is the only major social media platform that doesn’t have a ‘like’ button.
  42. TikTok is known as Douyin in China.
  43. The longest Snapchat streak is over 2,000 days.
  44. 60% of LinkedIn users are between the ages of 25 and 34.
  45. Facebook owns WhatsApp and Instagram.
  46. Instagram’s name is a combination of “instant camera” and “telegram.”
  47. More than 500 million tweets are sent every day.
  48. Facebook users watch over 100 million hours of video every day.
  49. YouTube was created by three former PayPal employees.
  50. LinkedIn is available in 24 languages.
  51. Over 70% of Pinterest users say they use the platform to find new ideas.
  52. The most pinned Pinterest pin is a garlic cheese bread recipe.
  53. Facebook has over 60 million business pages.
  54. The average Facebook user has 338 friends.
  55. Instagram launched IGTV in 2018.
  56. Twitter’s character limit was originally 140 but increased to 280 in 2017.
  57. YouTube was bought by Google for $1.65 billion in 2006.
  58. Pinterest was launched in March 2010.
  59. Facebook’s original name was “The Facebook.”
  60. Instagram was launched on October 6, 2010.
  61. Over 1.3 million pieces of content are shared on Facebook every minute.
  62. LinkedIn has over 57 million companies listed.
  63. 75% of Instagram users take action, like visiting a website, after looking at an Instagram advertising post.
  64. Facebook users can change their language setting to “Pirate.”
  65. TikTok has been downloaded over 2 billion times globally.
  66. The most viewed YouTube video is “Baby Shark Dance.”
  67. 90% of Instagram users follow at least one business.
  68. LinkedIn allows users to endorse each other’s skills.
  69. More than 85% of social media marketers use Instagram.
  70. Twitter is known for its real-time news updates.
  71. YouTube reaches more 18-34 year-olds than any TV network.
  72. 50% of TikTok’s global audience is under the age of 34.
  73. Facebook is banned in China.
  74. The most used emoji on Instagram is the heart.
  75. LinkedIn has over 16,000 courses on LinkedIn Learning.
  76. More than 200 million Instagram users visit at least one business profile daily.
  77. Facebook’s most popular page is Facebook itself.
  78. YouTube has over 2 billion logged-in monthly users.
  79. Twitter’s most followed account is former U.S. President Barack Obama.
  80. LinkedIn was acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion in 2016.
  81. Instagram Stories launched in August 2016.
  82. Pinterest’s top category is food and drink.
  83. The average YouTube session lasts about 40 minutes.
  84. Facebook’s “like” button was almost called the “awesome” button.
  85. Twitter’s hashtag feature was introduced in 2007.
  86. LinkedIn’s biggest market is the United States.
  87. Instagram’s engagement rate is higher than Facebook’s.
  88. Over 100 million people use Instagram Live every day.
  89. Facebook introduced the “Reactions” feature in 2016.
  90. The average Pinterest user spends 14.2 minutes per session.
  91. Twitter users are 38% more likely to post opinions about brands than other social media users.
  92. Instagram has over 25 million business profiles.
  93. Pinterest is more popular in rural areas than in urban ones.
  94. The first Instagram photo was of a dog.
  95. LinkedIn has more than 15 million active job listings.
  96. Over 500 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.
  97. Snapchat’s parent company is called Snap Inc.
  98. Facebook’s news feed was introduced in 2006.
  99. Instagram’s Boomerang feature was launched in 2015.
  100. LinkedIn profiles with photos receive 21 times more profile views.
  101. Pinterest was valued at $12.7 billion when it went public in 2019.
  102. The most followed brand on Facebook is Coca-Cola.
  103. Twitter Blue offers a subscription service for premium features.
  104. Facebook’s algorithm prioritizes posts with high engagement.
  105. Over 1 billion stories are shared across Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp every day.
  106. LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform allows users to share long-form content.
  107. Snapchat has a feature called Snap Map to see friends’ locations.
  108. Pinterest users are more likely to shop based on what they see on the platform.
  109. Instagram posts with at least one hashtag average 12.6% more engagement.
  110. Facebook ads reach over 1.9 billion people.
  111. LinkedIn allows users to see who viewed their profile.
  112. YouTube’s first video was uploaded on April 23, 2005.
  113. Twitter lists allow users to curate groups of accounts.
  114. Instagram shopping features allow users to purchase directly through the app.
  115. Pinterest’s “Rich Pins” provide more context about an idea.
  116. Facebook Stories are used by over 500 million people daily.
  117. Twitter’s “Moments” feature curates trending news and stories.
  118. LinkedIn has a feature called “Open to Work” for job seekers.
  119. Instagram Reels was launched to compete with TikTok.
  120. Facebook Workplace is a collaboration tool for businesses.
  121. Pinterest offers “Promoted Pins” for advertising.
  122. The first Instagram post to reach 1 million likes was a photo of Justin Bieber.
  123. LinkedIn’s Groups feature allows for professional networking.
  124. Twitter is used by over 75% of B2B businesses.
  125. YouTube’s “Community” tab allows creators to engage with their audience.
  126. Instagram has a “Close Friends” feature for private stories.
  127. Facebook’s Marketplace allows users to buy and sell items locally.
  128. Pinterest Analytics helps businesses track engagement metrics.
  129. LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator helps sales professionals find leads.
  130. Twitter’s “Polls” feature allows users to create interactive surveys.
  131. Facebook’s “Watch” tab curates video content.
  132. Instagram’s “Explore” page shows content based on user preferences.
  133. Pinterest’s “Lens” feature allows users to search with images.
  134. LinkedIn’s “Career Advice” feature connects users with mentors.
  135. Facebook’s “Groups” feature has over 1.4 billion users.
  136. Instagram has a “Guides” feature for curated content.
  137. Twitter’s “Fleets” feature was a short-lived version of Stories.
  138. LinkedIn’s “Featured” section highlights user achievements.
  139. YouTube’s “Premieres” allows creators to schedule and promote videos.
  140. Facebook’s “Events” feature helps users organize and
July 11, 2024

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