14 Awesome Social Media Facts And Statistics For 2017

14 Awesome Social Media Facts and Statistics for 2017



  1. 95% online adults aged 18-34 are most likely follow a brand via social networking.
  2. 96% of the people that discuss brands online do not follow those brands’ owned profiles.
  3. Visual content is more than 40 times more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content.
  4. 20% of Facebook posts generate an emotional response while no ads did.
  5. There are 40 million active small business pages in Facebook.
  6. Link clicks account for 92% of all user interaction with tweets.
  7. 2 million business use to Facebook for advertising.
  8. 78% of people who complain to a brand via Twitter expect a response within an hour.
  9. Tweets with images receive 18% more clicks than tweets without images.
  10. Pinterest drives 25% of all retail website referral traffic.
  11. Instagram earns $595 million in mobile ad revenue per year, a rapidly increasing number.
  12. 10K YouTube videos have generated more than 1 billion views.
  13. The average LinkedIn user spends 17 minutes on the site per month.
  14. Almost 80% of time spent on social media platforms happens on mobile.
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