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The American Identity According to Social Media

AMERICANS LOVE TELEVISION AND THEY LIKE OTHERS TO KNOW IT AMERICANS ARE FOLLOWERS Nearly half of all Americans are now members of at least one social network, double the proportion of just two 77% REPORT THAT years ago. THEY USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO SHARE THEIR LOVE OFA SHOW. OUT OF ALL AMERICAN ADULTS facebook TAGGED 79% USE THE INTERNET 47% USE AT LEAST ONE SOCIAL MEDIA SITE 65% USE IT AS A twitter 35% USE IT TO TRY TO INTRODUCE FAVORITE SHOWS. NEW SHOWS TO B Blogger PLATFORM TO In 2008, only 26 percent of adults were on online social networks. HELP SAVE THEIR THEIR FRIENDS. Linked in myspace AMERICANS ARE INDUSTRIOUS AMERICANS HAVE A LOT TO SAY Just under 50% of Linkedin's 120 million users are in the United States. 48% of bloggers are US-based in 48% THE AMERICAN IDENTITY AMERICANS LIKE BRANDS AMERICANS LIKE TO GIVE ADVICE ACCORDINGTO Four out of ten Americans on social media platforms (identified as frequent users) are following products, services and brands. 28% of U.S. adults say they give advice about purchases on social networking sites. SOCIAL MEDIA CAN A BUNCH OF DATA ABOUT SOCIAL NETWORKING HELP US UNDERSTAND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE? AMERICANS ARE NOSTALGIC AMERICANS ARE OBSESSED WITH ROYALTY AMERICANS ARE OBSESSED WITH CELEBRITIES The average Facebook user has 229 friends. The five most followed Twitter accounts are Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Barack Obama, Katy Perry and Britney Spears. 65% of all social media related to the royal wedding has come from the U.S. in the past month [April]. The U.K. has been responsible for just 20%. 15% OTHER 9% 22% ARE PEOPLE 20% 65% ARE COLLEGE FROM FROM THE U.K. FRIENDS FROM HIGH SCHOOL THE U.S. AMERICANS WANT TO BE DISTRACTED FROM REALITY AMERICANS LOVE VIDEO GAMES AMERICANS ARE HYPER-SOCIAL Social media now reaches the Video games are the second most heavily-used internet activity, accounting for 10% of all U.S. internet time. majority of Americans 12+, with 52% having a profile on one or more social networks. The more than 63 million active users of Farmville spend an average of 15 minutes a day pretending to run a farm. Over the course of a year, that's 5,475 minutes-the equivalent of a full-time job for TAGGED over two weeks! Linked in facebook myspace twitter AMERICANS ARE CONNECTED AMERICANS LOVE ROUTINE AMERICANS ARE HIGHLY INFLUENCED BY OTHERS Six out of seven American homes Of the more than 149 million Americans actively using Facebook, 70% of these active users in the U.S. log on to the social network daily. Tagged comes in 2nd with the aver- age user logging in every other day. The purchasing decisions of 38 million 13 to 80-year-olds in the U.S. are now influenced in various ways by social media-up 14% in just six have broadband internet access. months. 9 OUT OF 10 AMERICANS ARE ONLINE. 70% OF THESE ACTIVE USERS IN THE U.S. LOG ONTO THE SOCIAL NETWORK DAILY AVERAGE FRIEND REQUESTS PER TAGGED MEMBER MONTANA 401 TEXAS 282 AMERICANS ARE SOCIAL VERMONT 130 ALASKA NORTH CAROLINA WISCONSIN ESPECIALLY IN NORTH DAKOTA AND 210 509 FLORIDA NEW JERSEY 307 ARKANSAS 195 UTAH NEW JERSEY GEORGIA 441 171 1,713 NORTH DAKOTA 1,956 SOUTH DAKOTA 157 IDAHO DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IOWA 509 OREGON 169 161 707 SOURCES http://vator. tv/news/2011-06-16-wow-facebook-actually-makes-people-closer ( study via there-north-dakota-revealed-to-be-most-social-state-in-the-union-1540762.htm INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY HASA

The American Identity According to Social Media

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The infographic also shares an interesting statistic overall: Online video games, the second most heavily-used Internet activity, make up 10 percent of all Internet activity in the U.S. And yes, that ...




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