A few months ago, a question was asked in one of the social media groups I belong to on LinkedIn:
“How many social media profiles do you actively manage?”
To date there have been over 830 comments from at least 500 people. It’s a pretty active discussion. It made me start to think…what a great informal research project. So, that’s what we did. We went ahead and tabulated how many social media networks this group uses regularly and what the most important/popular networks that are being used.
Here’s what we found:
I found it interesting that most people that contributed to this called LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook “The Big Three”. From the results you can see that a good portion of the respondents used these three social networks as their primary focus.
One other thing we found from this Discussion Group was the preferred tools. Here’s a listing of the “best” tools to help make social media more manageable:
Let me know your thoughts. Do you agree with the results? How often do you update your online profiles for work or personal thoughts?