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The 'State of Social Media 2012' Infographic Follows This Year So Far

By: Jennifer Gosnell - Published: • References: visual.ly
The 'State of Social Media 2012' infographic is an investigation into what this year has seen in the social media realm thus far. Already it has been a fast-paced year with many huge buys and important landmarks for social networks.

Pinterest has reached full force with its naming as the 'Best New Startup of 2011,' President Obama held a Google+ hangout, Instagram was bought for the cool price of $1 billion and now we look to the future. The ever-changing world of online social sites has grown exponentially over the past couple years has sped up and the competition is fierce.

The intense comparisons between Google +, Facebook, Twitter and other user sites has become a forefront battleground online. Social media has integrated into business, corporate policy and it's just the beginning.