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Posts Tagged ‘age’

Report: Social network demographics in 2012

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Do you know how old the average Twitter or Facebook user is? Do you know what share of Reddit’s users are women? We could go on and on; when it comes to social network demographics, the questions are endless. This article is going to answer those questions for you, showing you the age and gender distribution on 24 of today’s most popular social networks and online communities.

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MoneyForbes came out with their yearly “rich list” this week, also known as The World’s Billionaires 2011. As usual, it contains a wealth (pardon the pun) of data and we’ve pulled all the stats together for you and added some of our own.

Rather than just giving you a top list of the world’s billionaires (which you might as well read about over at Forbes.com), we went a step farther and created a statistical overview, with plenty of charts, factoids and lists for you to enjoy.

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Study: Ages of social network users

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How old is the average Twitter or Facebook user? What about all the other social network sites out there, like MySpace, LinkedIn, and so on? How is age distributed across the millions and millions of social network users out there?

To find out, we pulled together age statistics for 19 different social network sites, and crunched the numbers.

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Are young Internet users more likely to pay for content?

Are young Internet users less stingy than old ones? That certainly seems to be the case when it comes to paying for online content according to a new survey by paidContent:UK.

In the survey, 1,188 UK adults between the ages 16-64 were asked what they would do if their favorite news site started charging money. The results weren’t exactly what you might expect.

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The launch years of today’s most popular websites

How long have today’s most popular websites been around? This is a survey of when today’s top 50 websites began their lives.

What we here at Pingdom wanted to discover when we made this survey was not just how old the most popular sites are, but to see if we could discover any interesting trends based on that, and we think we did.

For the extra curious we’ve also included a table with the individual launch years for all of the top websites at the bottom of the article.

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