Social Media Facts & Statistics to Help You Post

Social Media Facts & Statistics to Help You Post

Facts and statistics can be useful when planning and understanding your market. Results 2Day have compiled a list of statistics and facts to help you post so you can attain your social media goals and objectives.

  • Ideal length for a Facebook post for maximum engagement – 40 characters (DMR)
  • Day of the week with the most amount of Facebook comments, likes or shares – Friday (DMR)
  • Average number of monthly posts per Facebook page – 36 (DMR)
  • Links placed just before the halfway point (in characters) of tweets tended to have higher clickthrough rates than links placed elsewhere. (HubSpot)
  • Tweets posted around 4 p.m. Eastern time tend to get more retweets than those posted at other times. (HubSpot)
  • Click-through rate of links in tweets increases as the overall length of those tweets also increases. (HubSpot)
  • Photos that included hashtags in their descriptions on Instagram tend to get more Likes than photos that do not. (HubSpot)
  • For @HubSpot, when we tweeted blog posts or offers about Twitter and other social media topics, those tweets received, on average, 22.5% more clicks than the average clicks for a tweet in the month of May. (HubSpot)
  • For @HubSpot, tweets with statistics received 5.4% more retweets than the average for the month of May, but 32.7% less clicks per tweet than the average. (HubSpot)
  • Based on all of the tweet data we have collected, the early morning hours appear to be the time in which tweets receive the most clicks, on average (HubSpot State of Inbound, 2013)
  • Evenings and late at night are the times when your tweets receive the most favourites and retweets, on average.
  • Buffer says: LinkedIn sends nearly four times more people to your homepage than Twitter and Facebook
  • Career Advice and Self-Improvement Stories Are The Most Popular on LinkedIn (Newswhip)
  • Most of LinkedIn’s Top Stories Are Under 1,000 Words (Newswhip)
  • Niche Business Sites Perform Strongest On LinkedIn (Newswhip)
  • LinkedIn Short Headlines Work Best – between 5 to 8 words (Newswhip)
  • Mobile users are more active on Twitter than desktop users. People with Twitter on their smartphone are 79% more likely to access Twitter several times a day. They’re also twice as likely to use Twitter the moment they wake up. (Lori R Taylor)

 

We hope you enjoyed these facts and statistics.

 

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