Infographic: Demographics of social media users

MySpace has more users than LinkedIn, and more women than men list football as an interest. Surprised? Read on.

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What types of people are on social media networks? How old are they? Are more men or women online?

To get the answers, Ad Age created an infographic detailing the demographics of social media users worldwide.

You may be surprised to learn MySpace has more members than LinkedIn. Skeptical? We were too until Ad Age set us straight.

“This graphic is built using account-level user data from the sites to give a demographic picture of the actual users,” Matt Carmichael, Ad Age‘s director of information projects, told “It doesn’t reflect active vs. inactive accounts on any of the sites.

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