Infographic: The top 5 social media trends of 2015


The year isn’t over yet, but a few interesting developments are worth watching as we plan for 2016.

By Kristin Piombino | Posted: September 30, 2015
It may be October, but it’s never too early to start preparing for next year.

To decide where you want to spend time and money in 2016, it’s important to know where the trends are heading. Social media managers, look at this infographic from MDG Advertising. It outlines five prominent social media trends of 2015. Have you noticed any of them?

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A few takeaways from the infographic:

Facebook is an important video platform: Fifty percent of Facebook users watch at least one video on the social network per day.

Messaging apps are increasing in popularity: Six of the world’s 10 most used apps are messaging apps.

More social networks are offering e-commerce features: Facebook, Twitter and Google offer “buy” buttons.

Check out the infographic for more:

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