What Is Social Discovery? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that for every 100 million users of each social network, online stories submitted to Twitter are shared at a rate of almost five times that of Facebook, and many times more than on either LinkedIn or (naturally) Google+?

Social media allows us all to discover and mine the rich tapestry of data available on the web, including news, customer reviews, location, lifestyle and entertainment and, of course, people. Powerful forces are at work, helping us to find information, products and services to enjoy.

This infographic takes a closer look at the world of social discovery.

(Source: Glimpse. Compass image via Shutterstock.)