Citizen Brando compiled this infographic that traces the origin of the social network to CompuServe in the 1960s and Bulletin Board Systems in the 1970s.
Each day, one billion names are Googled.
Facebook now accounts for 48 percent of all social logins as of Q2 2012.
49 percent would rather text than call; 30 percent would rather connect with close friends via social sites than traditional methods.
Google+ not only debuted on the index for the first time, but dominated the rankings with a higher customer satisfaction score than YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
Ninety-two percent of recruiters tap social networks to find new hires, according to the Jobvite 2012 Social Recruiting survey.
Facebook experienced the largest percentage growth of writers names appearing on page 1, increasing by 10 to 62 percent.
Customer satisfaction with social media sites has dipped by 1.4% year-over-year to a score of 69 on a 100-point scale.
70% of Fortune 500 CEOs have no social media presence on the major social networking sites.
This infographic by Digital Flash illustrates the different social media behavior of the sexes.