Posted by: montegroup | February 25, 2009

US Social Networking Trends For 2009

According to the latest data collected by eMarketer, the social networking is growing fast. In 2008 nearly 80 million internet users visited a social networking site, this translates to about 41% of the US Internet user population; up 11% over 2007.

By 2013 this share is expected to rise to 52%, as more and more people turn to social media sites for their daily updates.

Some of the key trends for 2009 will be the rise in engagement, such as time spent and frequency of use. Another area to watch will be the expanded adoption by Generation X and Twitter becoming mainstream.

Social Media Trends 2009

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