Who’s who in the war of social networks

Who's who in the war of social networks - TinoShare.com
Who's who in the war of social networks - TinoShare.com

How far is reaching the boom of social media?

Here are a statistical map with major in social network data today.

It is a gigantic movement that seems endless. Just right now, as you read this article, millions of people worldwide are communicating through social networks. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and many more, are the space that brings together more than 2.1 billion people, according to WeAreSocial, representing almost 30% of the total population of the planet.

But things will not stay just there, facing the coming years, it is expected that the networks continue to have a total growth, thanks mainly to two factors: greater global penetration of the Internet and the development of mobility

However, before thinking about what comes after is relevant to analyze how we are now, what weight of social networks and what they both managed to develop, generating a network map that benefits both social Internet and all those brands they are using these platforms to grow. [the records are based to as per Mexico at www.altonivel.com.mx]

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10 Social networks under scrutiny

We show you the top 10 networks that exist today, placing, among other things, what is the number of users they have and what practices are performed on them.


1. Facebook

* Founder: Mark Zuckerberg

* Released: February 4, 2004

* Total members: 1.490 million active accounts

The social network wunderkind who left Harvard is the queen of the world, highlighting the fact that practically 75% of world Internet users are under their networks. Recently, growth has been driven by mobile devices precisely, where nearly 1,300 million people are connected. In our country, almost 97% of people who use the Internet are present on the network.


2. Twitter

* Founder Jack Dorsey

* Released: July 2006

* Total members: 304 million active accounts

Twitter is a giant swings. The social network of the bird has been to continue to grow despite their innovations in the last three months only won 2 million new users. Currently 80% of users upload their platform via mobile. In the case of Mexico, there are active almost 60 million accounts, which publish daily 32 million tweets. 75% of the country still tweeters network to your favorite brand. The company expects to win this 2015 nearly 2,270 million dollars in the whole world.


3. Instagram

* Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger

* Released: October 6, 2010

* Total members: 300 million active accounts

The photo application acquired by Facebook in 2012 at just over one billion dollars has evolved greatly over the last year. The forecasts say that by early 2016 could total about 120 million new users to its platform. Every day up to the network a total of 70 million new photos and people often spend up to 21 minutes a day here browsing.


4. LinkedIn

* Founders Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Konstantine Guericke, Eric Ly and Jean-Luc Vaillant.

* Released: December 2002

* Total members: 380 million active accounts

Experts say the social network of niche world’s largest win in 2015 over 2,940 million dollars, so it is quite profitable. The platform of professionals is increasingly taken into account by the Human Resources offices of businesses. Latin America has had a significant growth in countries like Brazil, which has 20 million users, and Mexico, where sum is 7. It is considered the real network that exists because of the quality of information that give their users.


5. Vine

* Founders: Dom Hofmann and Rus Yusupov

* Released: January 24, 2013

* Total members: Vine has not been updated since the end of 2013 the number of followers, when he was 40 million, however, and experts say that would be around 100.

The platform of the videos six seconds is one of the two social properties that have Twitter.Among the most notable data that account is the fact that every second five vines is tweet, plus 57% of users are women.

To this is added the daily about 1.5 billion loops are made on their videos.


6. Periscope

* Founders: Kayvon Beykpour and Joe Bernstein

* Released: March 26, 2015

* Total members: The company has just announced so far that the network had 1 million users in its first 10 days.

The revolution of video streaming officially started this 2015 with the advent of Periscope, owned by Twitter. Due to its recent appearance, they have yet to be accurate about your level of global and national presence data. It has been used mainly for three things: Introduce news, events and generate transmit conversations.


7. Pinterest

* Founders : Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp and Paul Sciarra

* Released: March 2010

* Total members: 73 million active accounts

This platform that drives the visual world has become a favorite space for sales via eCommerce, daily 2 million people post a products for sale here. 80% of users connect through mobile and only 20% from your computer.


8. Tumblr

* Founder David Karp

* Released: February 2007

* Total members: 420 million active blogs

Quiet but powerful, so Tumblr microblogging network that now has 99 billion of posts on their pages. Everyday users of this platform generate about 113.6 million new things, of which 50% is made by the mobile satellite. In our country, this site has nearly 6.8 million people registered, according to IAB studies.


9. Google +

* Founder: Google Inc.

* Released: June 28, 2011

* Total users: Google has not revealed recently the number of active members, speaking of just over 100 million.

Google introduced with fanfare in 2011 the arrival of their social network, however, just four years later, things seem to be wrong for them. Most accounts have increased activity and and spend less than 10 minutes per month within. It notes that a few days ago the technology giant announced that disassociate the site of social media for their services, which analysts said could be the prelude to its demise.


10. YouTube

* Founders: Steven Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim

* Released: February 14, 2005

* Total Users: A billion active accounts

Not everything is bad for Google in terms of social networks, the company is owned YouTube since 2006, of whom paid more than 1,650 million dollars. Currently, the video site is considered as the second most used search engine in the world, only behind the own technology giant, which receives every minute about 300 new hours of video is presented in 75 countries.

Which of these is your favorite? How much time do you spend daily on social networks?