As our social lives continue to move online, statistics show sharing rates are going through the roof. In fact, mobile sharing alone has grown over 600% since 2010. This calls for a closer look…
AddThis, a sharing platform, and Clearspring, a social data aggregator, present the sharing trends of 2011. With over 1.2 Billion users analyzed, this may be one of the most comprehensive sets of data available about online sharing. AddThis explains:
Wondering how +1, Occupy and the iPad changed sharing behavior in 2011? Did Kim Kardashian’s divorce really rank among the top shared news stories for the year? What about the death of Osama bin Laden? Clearspring answers these questions and more with its annual AddThis Sharing Trends infographic for 2011.
Clearspring reports that Tumblr sharing has grown over 1299.5%, and is accelerating. This growth sharply contrasts with Digg and Myspace, whose sharing rates continue to fall (by 47.7% and 56.9% respectively). Facebook continues to grow, and Chrome is on its way to becoming the world’s most social browser. More bits of knowledge below:
It’s important to note that while these statistics are bound to be decently accurate, they only reflect use trends from the AddThis platform.
Have you shared more in 2011 than ever before? Let us know below!