The Law Librarian Blog draws attention to a remarkable “Counter” for Social Media use, devised by Gary Hayes and showing the amount of social media activity taking place at any given moment. The Counter can be found at the bottom of this post. There are tabs along the top of the graphic providing figures for daily, weekly, monthly and yearly social media use. The Counter shows the extraordinary levels of activities on blogs, You Tube, Facebook and Twitter.
We cannot vouch for the accuracy of the Counter but it gives a strong indication – particular to those who do not use social media – of the immensely high levels of activity which are now taking place. Gary Hayes can be found on Twitter, he also has a blog. This is the Counter