Pew: 16% of Internet users use Twitter, 15% use Pinterest
Pew released some demographic information on social media users Thursday. It may help dispel some myths.
Who you think Twitter users are:
- Man joins Twitter, quits job (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia).
Who they actually are: Urban dwellers under 50
Who you think Instagram users are:
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Who they actually are: “African-Americans and Hispanics are more likely than whites to use Instagram, along with urban residents,” quoth Pew.
Who you think Pinterest users are:
- (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Who they actually are: “Women are about five times as likely to be on the site as men, the largest difference in gender of any site featured in this report.”
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