Popular Social Networking Sites and Apps

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How many social media accounts do you have? Which among those serves you best? Are these accounts giving you quality reach to promote your product / service? Dreamgrow.com released latest data revealing top 15 most popular social networking sites worldwide this August:

  1. Facebook – 2,000,000,000 monthly active users
  2. Youtube – 1,000,000,000 monthly active users
  3. Instagram – 700,000,000 monthly active users
  4. Twitter – 328,000,000 monthly active users
  5. Reddit – 250,000,000 monthly active users
  6. Vine – 200,000,000 monthly active users
  7. Ask.fm – 160,000,000 monthly active users
  8. Pinterest – 150,000,000 monthly active users
  9. Tumblr – 115,000,000 monthly active users
  10. Flickr – 112,000,000 monthly active users
  11. Google+ – 111,000,000 monthly active users
  12. LinkedIn – 106,000,000 monthly active users
  13. VK – 95,000,000 monthly active users
  14. ClassMates – 57,000,000 monthly active users
  15. Meetup – 32, 300,000 monthly active users

 

Also, top most popular social networking apps were released from that study:

 

  1. Messenger (owned by Facebook) – 1,200,000,000 monthly active users
  2. Whatsapp (owned by Facebook) – 1,200,000,000 monthly active users
  3. QQ chat – 899,000,000 monthly active users
  4. WeChat – 806,000,000 monthly active users
  5. Instagram (owned by Facebook) – 700,000, 000 monthly active users
  6. QZone – 652,000,000 monthly active users
  7. Viber – 249, 000,000 monthly active users
  8. LINE – 218, 000, 000 monthly active users
  9. Snapchat – 200,000,000 monthly active users
  10. YY – 122,000,000 monthly active users

 

(Source: Dreamgrow.com)

 

Some of the above-mentioned social media sites and apps might not be familiar to you, but as a marketer, these data could give you an idea on which sites and apps your products / services should be active.

 

As more and more people increase their usage of social networking apps, these apps will have an even bigger influence in promoting businesses through word of mouth marketing. Currently, the Facebook Messenger, together with Whatsapp (also owned by Facebook), is at the top of its game with 1.2 billion monthly active users. With the use of smartphones on the rise, this is also a reminder for marketers to always create campaigns that are mobile-friendly. 

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