Tech Tuesday: High On Tech? How Do You Get Your Daily Digital Fix?

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It took the radio 38 years and the television 13 years to reach 50 million users. That same milestone was achieved by the World Wide Web in ONLY 4 years. Today, there are roughly 1,319,872,109 people on the Internet and of that group 67% are using social networks. That means only a strong few are immune to lure of Social Media and all its addictive and instantly gratifying qualities.

So whether you want to be connected, entertained, informed, or distracted, we want to know…

HOW DO YOU GET YOUR DAILY DIGITAL FIX?

To see how your habits stack up against those of others, here are some demographic stats on a few of the most popular Social Networks.

facebook iconFacebook: The fastest growing demographic on Facebook’s network is the 45 to 54 year age bracket at 46%.

twitter-iconTwitter: On Twitter the 55-64 year age bracket is the fastest growing demographic with 79% growth rate since 2012.

instagram-iconInstagram: 13% of Internet users are taking pictures and sharing them with Instagram. Women are more likely than men to use the site, as are those under 50.

Pinterest-iconPinterest: It has been noted that women use Pinterest as a wish list, whereas men use Pinterest as a shopping cart.

YouTube icon buttonYouTube: Reaches more U.S. adults ages 18-34 than any cable network.

 


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This image is a portion of an infographic created by Adweek based on the findings of a late 2012 survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project: The Demographics of Social Media Users.

  • Sue Wilson

    I have an app called Zite which compiles news from tons of sources. You can customize the categories you like to read and Zite grabs trending articles from all over the web, including blogs. I’m on there a ton…it’s definitely a daily digital fix for me!

    • WomenYSK

      Sue… we didn’t know about Zite, but now we’re definitley going to check it out. Thanks for the great daily digital fix tip!

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