Social media continue to grow in a very fast rate around the world. All social media platforms are competing from the total number of users, features and more. Recently, Shanghai Web Designers produce an infographic of the world’s top social networking sites.
Do you want to know who’s in and who’s not? Well, here is the list of the top 10 Social Networking Sites for the year of 2011.
Users – 750 + million
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 550 million
Market Share – 64.69 %
Facebook was launched in February 2004, Founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
Users – 200 million +
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 95.8 million
Market Share -1.11%
It was launched in July 2006, Jack Dorsey along with Noah Glass, Evan Williams and Biz Stone are the people responsible in making the said network. People on twitter get more followers by simply following one another. Making the community grow rapidly.
Users – 117 million +
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 7 million
Market share – . 37%
Bebo was launched by Michael Birch and Xochi Birch in July 2005.
Users – 100 million +
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 80.5 million
Market Share – 1.10%
Myspace was launched in 2003 by Thomas Anderson and the team.
Users – 100 million +
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 50 million
Market Share – 0.40 %
LinkedIn was launched in May 2003. Founded by Reid G. Hoffman, Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly and Jean-Luc Vaillant
Users – 100 million+
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 30 million
Market Share – 0.79%
Tagged was founded by Greg Yuchang Tseng along with Johann Schleier-Smith and was launched in October 2004.
Users – 80 million +
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 27 million
Market Share – 0.46%
Hi5 was launched in June 2003 and founded by Ramu Yalamanchi.
Users -62 million+
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 6 million
Market Share – 0. 37%
This social network was launched in February 2009 and founded by Jeffrey Tinsley.
Users – 20 million+
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 12 million
Market Share –0.43%
MyYearBook was launched in April 2005. It was founded by Geoff Cook, David Cook and Catherine Cook.
Users – 7.2 million+
Estimated Monthly Visit Rate – 8 million
Market Share – 0.39%
Meetup was launched just this year last January; Scott Heiferman is the Co-founder of the said social networking site.
The infographic shows only the number of registered users, visitors and market share. It is been said that 70% of internet users are active in social networking. Even marketers do the same, study shows that 9 out of 10 marketers promote their business by suing social media.
Recently, the search engine giant launched its social network Google+, which is now the hottest topic online. Google+ includes several features that earn positive comments from the community. With the presence of this new social network, it is expected that there will be another social media showdown that will rock the world wide web.