Looking at the population as a whole, Facebook by far still leads every other social media site as a source of news.
Overall, three of the sites measured — Twitter, YouTube and Snapchat — had an increase in the share of their audience that gets news on the site.
This infographic from First Site Guide illustrates the best times of the day and best days of the week to post to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, Tumblr, Blogger, and email.
A majority of US social media users who comment, post, share or vote in response to content they view on TV do so on Facebook.
The National Cyber Security Alliance and Microsoft polled 804 US teen internet users ages 13 to 17 about their digital activities.
Some 19% of American adults visit a company’s Facebook page each day from a computer, and a similar proportion (17%) do so every day from their mobile phone.
By the end of 2016, 52.2 million people in the US will access their Twitter accounts at least once a month. That’s a 2.0% increase over last year.
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.
As part of an ongoing examination of social media and news, Pew Research Center analyzed the scope and characteristics of social media news consumers across nine social networking sites.
Facebook narrowly edges Twitter as the social platform that users believe is best for keeping up to date with news, sports or politics.