5 Reasons Why Social Media Is So Influential [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Social media is everywhere.

Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn collectively have billions of users, and they’re getting bigger and more important each and every year.

But what is it that makes them so influential?

Well, as we’ve covered, size, for one. One out of every seven people on Earth is now on Facebook, and Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ all enjoyed banner years in 2012.

Social media also takes up a lot of time, and internet users are happy to get stuck in.

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