Your Dog May Be More Popular Than You — 20% Have Over 50 Facebook Friends [Infographic]

By Megan O'Neill 

How many pets are online?  How many pet owners are tweeting and Facebooking for their cats and dogs?  How many pets have a YouTube page?  A new infographic from eBay Classifieds reveals that Fido and Fluffy are hitting the social web a lot more often than you may think!

The ‘Social Savvy Critters’ infographic reveals that 14 percent of dog owners maintain a Facebook page for their pet, 6 percent tweet for their dogs on Twitter, and a whopping 27 percent have their own YouTube page!

In addition to providing stats about how many pets are online, the infographic also offers up some advice for pet owners looking to get their furry friends online.  They provide 8 Twitter tips for dogs, tips on creating a blog from your pet’s perspective, and a list of pet-related social networks.

All I have to say is, I thought I was more obsessed with my dog than anyone but I just can’t imagine ever considering setting up a Twitter account or blog from his perspective…Other pet owners out there—what do you think?  Do you Facebook, tweet or blog for your dog or cat?

Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times.  Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.