Visual Charts - See How People Share Content On The Web

Social media is now the #1 method for information sharing via the web. Facebook has surpassed email as the primary means for sharing content - that is simply amazing! Per AddToAny, a company that provides Web publishers tools to let their users share web content, more people now use Facebook to share links than any other service -- including, email.  Check out the charts below which show the breakdown in visual detail:

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- This chart via Silicon Alley Insider: Chart of the Day (data source AddToAny)

Mashable.com - writer @AdamOstrow had an earlier post on this topic with even greater detail and better analysis of the data.  What really caught my eye was this key statement,

"social networking now has more reach than email worldwide."

Here's a more comprehensive chart provided in Mashable's post:

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- This chart via Mashable (data source AddToAny)