This is where your customers are…

Far too many companies, both B2C and B2B, tend to take the shotgun approach when it comes to their social media marketing strategy. Many just post anywhere and everywhere without giving a second thought as to if potential customers and clients are even out there at those platforms. So, unless you have time and money to waste, the most efficient strategy seems to be knowing the target audiences of the major social media platforms. So, here is the latest intel published from Hubspot:


  • Facebook has over 2 billion users. (We Are Social)
  • Facebook users are 74% female and 62% male.  (We Are Social)
  • The most popular age range of Facebook users is 18–29, at 81%. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • 75% of Facebook’s users are located in urban areas. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • 96% of Facebook users access the site via mobile devices. (Statista)
  • College graduates make up for 77% of Facebook’s adult users. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • The median income of most Facebook users is between $30,000-$49,000. (The Rainmaker Blog)


  • Instagram’s users are 39% female and 30% male. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • The most popular age range of Instagrammers is 13-17, at 72%. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • Most of Instagram’s users are located in urban areas, at 42%. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • Instagram has 600 million daily active users. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • Instagram has over 1 billion monthly active users. (Instagram)
  • 500 million active users interact with Instagram Stories. (Instagram)
  • 42% of Instgram’s users are college graduates. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • 60% of users say they discover new products on Instagram. (Instagram)


  • Twitter has over 330 monthly active users. (Statista)
  • Twitter users are 24% male and 21% female. (Statista)
  • 32% of Twitter users have a median income of $75,000. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • 27% of Twitter users are between 30-49. (The Rainmaker Blog)
  • There are 29% of Twitter users living in urban areas. (The Rainmaker Blog)


  • 81% of US internet users aged 18-25 watch YouTube videos. (Statista)
  • YouTube has two billion monthly logged in videos. (Statista)
  • 15% of YouTube’s traffic comes from the U.S. (Alexa)
  • 73% of adults watch YouTube videos. (Pew Research Center)

Use of online platforms, apps varies – sometimes widely – by demographic group


  • Snapchat reports that 38% of its audience are exclusive to the app in comparison to Facebook or Instagram. (Snapchat for Business)
  • Snapchat has 210 million daily active users. (Snapchat for Business)
  • 24% of social media users have Snapchat. (Pew Research Center)
  • 73% of 18-24 year olds use Snapchat. (Pew Research Center)
  • 46% of US adults visit Snapchat multiple times a day. (Pew Research Center)


  • LinkedIn has 660 million members. (We Are Social)
  • The website is available in 24 different languages. (We Are Social)
  • The region with the most users is Europe, with over 206 million. (We Are Social)
  • LinkedIn has the fastest growing membership rate among 18-24-year-olds. (We Are Social)


  • The largest age group on Reddit is 18-29 year olds, at 29%. (Statista)
  • Reddit’s largest traffic by desktop users comes from the US, at 49%. (Statista)
  • Reddit has over 1.2 billion monthly visits. (Statista)
  • 42% of Reddit users are college graduates. (Pew Research Center)
  • Reddit users from the US make up 50% of its traffic. (Search Engine Journal)
  • 70% of Redditors speak English. (Search Engine Journal)


  • TikTok is available in over 150 markets in 75 languages. (App Ape Lab)
  • There are 500 million monthly active TikTok users. (App Ape Lab)
  • TikTok users are 55% male and 44% female. (App Ape Lab)
  • Half of TikTok users are under the age of 34. (MarketingCharts)
  • 37% of adult TikTok users have a median income of over $100,000. (MarketingCharts)
  • 41% of TikTok users are teens. (Oberlo)

-Written by Kevin Sawyer