More than half of online adults (56%) use more than one of the five social media platforms measured in this survey, a share that is statistically unchanged from the 52% who did so in 2014.
Facebook remains the most popular social media platform, with its users visiting the site more regularly than users of other social media sites.
Average CPMs were lower on Instagram ($4.44) than on Facebook ($5.75) on a global basis in Q1.
Roughly one-quarter of online adults (24%) use Twitter, a proportion that is statistically unchanged from a survey conducted in 2015 (23%).
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.
Facebook stands tall as the largest recipient of social media advertising dollars in the world—by a long shot.
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.
Facebook ranked second behind Google and YouTube in a list of properties that marketers said they planned to use for digital video advertising.