Stats of the Week January 22, 2013

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

This week we’re lifting a post straight from The Inspiration Room showcasing Social Media stats from 2012 as posted in the Huffington Post, made pretty by iStrategyLabs inspired by an article by Brian Honigman of Mark Ecko Enterises… phew!

Big infographic coming, here are some of the finer points:

  • 1 Million websites have integrated with Facebook
  • 23% of users check Facebook 5 times or more daily
  • As of 2012, 210,000 years of music have been played on Facebook.
  • 80 percent of social media users prefer to connect with brands through Facebook.
  • The average Twitter user has tweeted 307 times.
  • 56% of customer tweets are being ignored
  • Since the dawn of Twitter, there’s been a total of 163 billion tweets.
  • Google+ active users spend over 60 minutes a day across Google products
  • 34% of marketers have generated leads on Twitter
  • 625,000 new users on Google+ every day
  • Google’s +1 button is used 5 million times a day
  • Websites using the +1 button generate 3.5x the Google+ visits than sites without the button.
  • The top 5 of the top 100 hash tags on Instagram are #love, #instagood, #me, #tbt and #cute.
  • Over 5 million are uploaded to Instagram every hour.
  • There are 575 likes and 81 comments by Instagram users every second.
  • The average Instagram user spent 257 minutes accessing the photo-sharing site via mobile device in August, while the average Twitter user over the same period spent 170 minutes viewing.
  • Over 80 percent of pins are repins.
  • 80 percent of Pinterest users are women, while 50 percent of all Pinterest users have children.
  • 57 percent of Pinterest users interact with food-related content, the #1 category of content.
  • Pinterest pins with prices get 36 percent more likes than those without.

Just for Fun

  • Mel Blanc – the voice of Bugs Bunny – was allergic to carrots.
  • Marco Hort has the world record for fitting 264 straws in his mouth at once!
  • California has issued 6 drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ.