Quick Stats About Social Networks:
• Forty-three percent of the online community now uses social networking sites, up from 27% a year ago
• More than half of social networkers log on at least once a day, and the majority log on several times a day.
• About 19% of those age 55 and over visit these sites, up from just 6% a year ago. Women are more likely than men to use social networking sites (48% versus 38%)
• The most popular site is Facebook, used by 78% of online households, followed by MySpace (42%), LinkedIn (17%) and Twitter (10%).
Research done by The Consumer Internet Barometer. To view the full article go to: http://rismedia.com/2009-06-21/social-networks-explode-in-popularity/#ixzz0KhhtaEGs&D