A truly amazing year for social networks (though not all).
According to an analysis of Nielsen company in the U.S. alone the time spent (minutes past) users on social networks has increased by 83% last year.
Examining each case you can see how the number of minutes spent by users on Facebook grew 699% last year, has in fact increased from 1,735,698,000 to 13,872,640,000 in April 2008, April 2009.
The number of minutes spent by users on Twitter has had a much higher increase in the 3712%. In fact it has gone from 7,865,000 to 299,836,000 minutes April 2008 minutes of April 2009.
The only social network to have a contraction last year was MySpace, which had a decline of 31% from 7,254,645,000 to 4,973,919,000 minutes minutes in April 2008 to April 2009.
Facebook, whose value was recently estimated at 10 billion dollars , however it is confirmed as the social network by far the most used.
By making the comparison between Facebook and MySpace Whereas age groups are known as users between 25 and 34 and between 35 and 49 years constitute the largest group attending Facebook. Instead for MySpace users are between 12 and 17 years and between 18 and 24 years constitute the largest group.
Of note also that according to this analysis of MySpace visitors took 384 million minutes of video for viewing on the site in April, with an average of 38.8 minutes for vision, while visitors of Facebook took 113.5 million of minutes to watch videos on the site , with an average of 11.2 minutes to view.