Social Network Users Older than You Think

Royal Pingdom offers a nice breakdown of the ages of the users of the various social networks. Here’s the “average” list:

  • Average social network user is 37.
  • Average LinkedIn user is 44.
  • Average Twitter user is 39.
  • Average Facebook user is 38.
  • Average MySpace user is 31.
  • Average Bebo user is 28.

The largest age category across the social networking spectrum is 35-44. The data are from Google’s AdPlanner, which is based on estimates.


4 Responses to “Social Network Users Older than You Think”

  1. Social Network Users Older than You Think « Screenwerk | NetworksLinks Says:

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  2. Shubham Says:

    I mean how could that be.
    Older people are outnumbering the new ones.
    Its a surprisingly new fact for me..

  3. Ad News and Views from Around the Web « Yahoo! Advertising Blog Says:

    […] Church social:  SM users older than you think Greg Sterling of Screenwerk points to a survey by Royal Pingdom that indicates social media users are older than often thought, with the average being a creaking 37. At 44, LinkedIn users are practically ancient. Consider that when thinking about advertising on “the Facebooks.” […]

  4. Marketing For Nerds Says:

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