This Infographic Explores the Life of a Social Media Post

By: Misel Saban - Sep 30, 2015
References: onlinemarketinginct &
Often times when people post images, text or links on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest you might wonder how long those social media posts exists on the Internet. This 'Life of a Social Media Post' looks into just that to explain how different posts gain more traction and what you can do to help improve the interaction on your social media accounts.

The lifespan of a social media post varies on the media platform. According a graph included in the infographic, some sites like Twitter will keep a post live for as little as 2.8 hours whereas Pinterest keeps a post active for up to three months. Knowing how long a post stays live is a great way to understand how to boost content as well as following tips listed on the infographic to get more notice on your posts. This is a great read for bloggers, social media users and brands looking to increase their traffic.