What was social media used for in 2011?

On an average day in 2011, 250 million photos were uploaded to Facebook, 8 years of video content were added to YouTube and 140 million tweets were sent. Clearly social media played an increasing role in our lives this year. But what was all that chatter actually about?

The social networks have released how 2011 was spent on their social network. Here are 3 of them:

 

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Facebook Memology Social Media Year in Review 2011  Facebook “Memology 2011”

 

YouTube Year in Review Social Media 2011

  YouTube “Year in Review” / “Rewind”

 

Flickr Year in Photos 2011 Social Media

  Flickr “Year in Photos 2011”

 

 

For 6 more Year in Reviews from social networks including Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ visit Jack Ashman’s blog.