Around one-third of online adults (32%) report using Instagram – roughly the same share as in 2015, when 27% of online adults did so.
Facebook continues to be America’s most popular social networking platform by a substantial margin: Nearly eight-in-ten online Americans (79%) now use Facebook.
9 in 10 marketers say that social media is important to their business, with the most commonly cited benefits being increased exposure and traffic.
It’s well known by now that Instagram is the top social platform for post engagement rates, although those rates have been on the decline.
Facebook is easily the most popular social channel for advertising, but Instagram seems to be gaining on more mature offerings.
The growing success of visually oriented social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram is encouraging more interest in producing visual content among advertisers.
Almost 8 in 10 Americans aged 12 and older currently use some form of social media, according to the latest annual Infinite Dial report [PDF] from Edison Research and Triton Digital.
Word-of-mouth edges TV ads and online ads as the leading way by which teens hear about new brands.
While brands gradually increased their daily number of Instagram posts in 2015, their interaction rates declined from an average of 4.96 to 3.1.
Instagram adoption among brands is nearly ubiquitous across industries. Snapchat, on the other hand, is a different story.