The social media sites is to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. The social media sites are easy to use and simple act of increasing the number of people you know by meeting your friends. Social networking sites are very important for your business because you will get a huge traffic and also it will help you to create brand and awareness. 

Social media sites provides quick communication to form new connection with new people where one can share stories and experience. To promote your business and utilize the power of social media you need to know the most popular social media sites that works best for your business. 

10 Most Popular Social Media Sites

#1. Facebook :

Global Rank – 2
Total Visits per month – 22,350,000,000

facebook social media site

Facebook is the largest social network in the world with over a billion and a half monthly active users and over a billion daily active users. Facebook mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Facebook saw over 800 million people like something on it daily and 100 million hours of video watched. 

#2. YouTube :

Global Rank – 3
Total Visits per month – 22,590,000,000

youtube social media site

YouTube social network is for the people who love to watch and share videos. Almost 5 billion videos are watched on YouTube every single day. YouTube gets over 30 million visitors per day and 300 hours of videos are uploaded to YouTube every minute.This social media site is very useful for the business purpose and entertainment. 

#3. Twitter :

Global Rank – 6
Total Visits per month – 3,116,000,000

twitter social media site

Twitter is the go-to social platform for real-time and guerrilla marketers. Twitter is key to creating a social presence that creates engagement, brand awareness, and even sales. It has 317 million monthly active users with more than 40 language supported.

#4. Instagram :

Global Rank – 9
Total Visits per month – 1,860,000,000

instagram social media site

Instagram allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly or privately using mobile, and desktop. Total number of monthly active Instagram users are 700 million and number of photos uploaded per day are 95 million. 

#5. Reddit :

Global Rank – 23
Total Visits per month – 1,360,000,000

reddit social media site

Reddit is a social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. Reddit’s registered community members can submit content such as text posts or direct links. Registered users can then vote submissions up or down that determines their position on the page.

#6. LinkedIn :

Global Rank – 37
Total Visits per month – 860,500,000

linkedin social media site

LinkedIn is a social networking service that provide business and employment to people. LinkedIn is currently available in 24 languages with total number of users are 467 million. Total number of monthly active LinkedIn users are 106 million and 1.5 million number of group. 

#7. Pinterest :

Global Rank – 40
Total Visits per month – 860,000,000

pinterest social media site

Pinterest allows users to save images and categorize them on different boards. They can follow other user’s boards if they have similar tastes. Total number of monthly active Pinterest users are 150 million with 50 billion pins. 

#8. Tumblr :

Global Rank – 42
Total Visits per month – 706,500,000

tumblr social media site

Tumblr is a micro-blogging and social networking website allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Tumblr hosts over 359 million blogs with 555 million monthly visitors. 44.6 billion posts have been published on Tumblr and attracted 29.2 million unique visitors. 

#9. WhatsApp :

Global Rank – 53
Total Visits per month – 964,500,000

whatsapp social media site

WhatsApp is a freeware cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones. It uses the Internet to make voice calls, one to one video calls, send text message, images, GIF, videos, documents, user location, audio files, phone contacts and voice notes to other users. The mobile messenger has more than 1.2 billion monthly active users worldwide. Average number of daily voice calls made on WhatsApp are 100 million and 55 million video call per day. 

#10. Quora :

Global Rank – 108
Total Visits per month – 378,500,000

quora social media site

Quora is a question and answer site where questions are asked, answered, edited and organized by its community of users. There are 190 million monthly users on Quora with 400,000 topics. 

There are also some other sites such as Google+, Flickr, Snapchat, Vine, Periscope, BizSugar, StumbleUpon, Delicious, Digg, and Viber.

Which is your favorite social media site? Feel free to share, if your favorite social media site is not listed here via comment box.

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