Stats of the Week June 8, 2012

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Every week we compile lots of interesting stats here at Fanscape. Here are some of our favorites from this week:

Social Media:

Great Post on called “52 Cool Facts About Social Media,” here are some highlights:

  • Facebook: 25% of Facebook users don’t bother with any kind of privacy control. More.
  • Twitter: 30% of Twitter users have an income of more than $100,000
  • LinkedIn: Two new members sign up to LinkedIn every second
  • YouTube: The average visitor spends 15 minutes per day on YouTube
  • Blogging: 20% of bloggers have been blogging for more than 6 years
  • Pinterest: The most popular age group is 25-34 years old, which is 27.4% of the user base
  • Instagram: More than 5 million images are uploaded every day
  • Google+: Google+ is adding 625,000 new users every day

Curious and Fun stats also reported by

  • Klout: Justin Bieber is the only person with a perfect Klout score of 100
  • One in five couples meet online; three in five gay couples meet online
  • In the U.K., there are twice as many smartphone users than cigarette smokers
  • On Facebook, links about sex are shared 90 percent more than any other link
  • On Instagram, Earlybird is the most popular filter, with 12.5 percent users preferring it

Fun Stats (that have nothing to do with Social Media):

  • Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
  • The oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years of age. Its name was Fred.
  • Most lipstick contains fish scales!