To lend perspective on your social media marketing efforts, it helps to understand the size and growth rates of the different social media platforms. The following infographic helps you understand where the different platforms fit into the social media pantheon. Some highlights include:

  • The Size Leaders: Facebook, Twitter and Google+
  • The Rising Stars: Foursquare, Instagram and Tumblr
  • The Steady Freddies: Flickr, LinkedIn, Xing, Yelp
  • The Child Prodigies: Path, Pinterest and Soundcloud
  • Cooling Off: Friendster, MySpace, Orkut

The Social Media Statistics for 2012:

This infographic highlights key statistics for the social media platforms. Are there any surprises or omissions?

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Which Social Networks are you using?

Which Social Networks are you using for your business and are you making traction? Let us know in the comments.