Photos: Social media facts businesses cannot ignore

Social networks are super popular

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Social networks are super popular

Two out of three people on the planet visit social networks (Nielsen, 2009)


Whatever you think about social media in business, it is impossible to ignore the massive number of people using websites such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

In a blog post, Chris Skinner, CEO at think tank Financial Services Club, gives facts about social media that all businesses should consider.

Chris specialises in the financial services sector, which is beginning to harness social media, but the facts are relevant in any industry.

The figures are a clear message to businesses that their customers and employees are influenced by social media.

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