The explosion of Social networking site is one of the reasons people share their photos, for friends and relatives to see and comment about it. Facebook, the Social Networking Gaint has in excess of 600 Million People registered with them.
What you might not know is that more than 60 billion photos were shared on Facebook in 2010 and the estimate for summer 2011 is a whopping 100 billion!
The closest competitors Photobucket (at 8 billion), Picasa (at 7 billion) and Flickr (at 5 billion) come not even close to Facebook. All these stats are based on the reseach done by Â Pixable who took a sample data of 100,000 Pixable Photofeed users. You can question the accuracy, but not the trend.
The study sheds light on some interesting facts-
- New year’s Eve weekend was the most popular time for sharing photos on Facebook. More than 750 million photos were posted then.
- Photo Â uploads peak on weekends and it’s lowest on Wednesdays.
- Women do twice as much photo sharing as men
Here is the Infographic