Social media by the numbers

Facebook reported it has over 800 million active users:

· 25 percent are U.S. residents.

· 65 percent make over $50,000 a year.

· 60 percent are female; 40 percent are male.

· 26 percent are college graduates.

· 25 percent are between the ages of 25 and 34.

According to the Pew Research Center, 13 percent of American adults active online have Twitter accounts:

· 19 percent of 25- to 34-year olds have Twitter accounts.

· 4 percent of online Americans between the ages of 35 and 44 have Twitter accounts.

· 95 percent of Twitter users own mobile phones; half of those use handheld mobile devices to access Twitter.

· 25 percent of African Americans have Twitter accounts.

YouTube reported that two days’ worth of video is uploaded every minute and that it is charting 3 billion video views per day.

More than 75 million professionals reportedly keep in touch via LinkedIn.