Social Networks by the Numbers

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Yesterday, we displayed a beautiful Infographic on the History of Social Networking. Today, we’ve got another fantastic Infographic – The Current State of Social Networks. It’s an in-depth global view of social networks by size, demographic, and growth – providing some insight into whether or not the we’ve reached a saturation point. This infographic is courtesy of Ignite Social Media.

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One chart that might give the wrong impression is Ning, who changed its business model from free to paid networks. Of course they were going to lose quite a few people in the move – but are actually growing nicely in 2011 as a Software as a Service social network provider.