How Much Time Are You Spending On Social Networks? [Infographic]

Social Media AddictionSocial media has become a huge component of the web and a new study proves that point, claiming that internet users now spend 18% of their time online via social networks.

From Facebook and Twitter to Tumblr and LinkedIn, we have become a social media obsessed population.

According to the study the average time spent on social websites has more than doubled year-over-year from 2.7 hours to 6.9 hours per month

The study also found that more people than ever are using social networks with 24% of Americans in 2008 to 56% of Americans today.

As expected Facebook still leads the pack with nearly seven hours spent on the social network per month. Gaining speed however are Tumblr and Pinterest, both relatively new but super popular social networks.

Take a look at the infographic below to gain a better understanding of the average social media users habits:

Social Network Time Infographic

Do any of the statistics above surprise you or have you long suspected that we are a social media addicted people?

 

 

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