How Many Users on Social Media?

Nicholas C. Rossis

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books illustration found on mrgmi.com

The Social Media Hat recently published the latest numbers for social media users.

So, how many active monthly users does each social medium have?

Facebook: 1.55 billion

As expected, Facebook is the largest and most active of all social networks.

YouTube: 1 billion

As YouTube hasn’t published any statistics since 2013, this number may actually be an underestimate. Still, 1 billion. Not bad for a social medium first launched in 2005.

Google+: 540 million

This came as a surprise. People keep saying that Google+ is a ghost town. And yet, in less that three years, it has surpassed Twitter and LinkedIn to become the third largest social network in the world.

Instagram: 400 million

The most impressive thing about this is how fast Instagram has risen.  Launched in 2010, it reported 200 million active monthly users in March of 2014. By December, they were reporting 300 million. After another…

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