Social Media Market Research Stats of 2009

Webbiquity recently posted some key numbers that communicated how individuals are using the web. Here are just a few of the interesting stats:

Searchers Using Longer Queries in 2009 by Small Business Search Marketing
Matt McGee:

Single-word search queries declined from 24.5% of all searches in 2007 to 20.4% in 2009, while 4-word searches increased from 13.3% to 14.9% of all searches.

Top 10 Social Media Industry Segments by Sociable Blog
Kevin Stirtz
Which segments generate the most social media buzz? Web applications, media, software and autos are among the most-discussed industry segments in social media.

5 Must-Read Social Media Marketing Studies by Social Media Examiner
Amy Porterfield
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26 million (1 in 7) U.S. adults use Twitter monthly. Americans spend 17% of their online time on social media sites. And 51% of business users say the most useful social media tool for reaching their audience is’blogs.

Read all of the social media facts here.