Public Perception Of Social Media 2010 vs. 2012 [Infographic]

It all started with a question: “What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the term ‘social media’?” Posing two questions to 500 Internet users on their use of social media now as compared to 2010 and to gauge their thoughts on the future of social media, we deployed a survey to our consumer panel to find out. The results were compiled to create an infographic of the data:

For the back story on how our latest infographic came about, be sure to check out Steve Olenski’s To Many Consumers, Social Media Equals Facebook (Infographic) on

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lev Mazin, Co-founder & CEO
Lev is the CEO and Co-founder of - Ask Your Target Market, the leading innovator in DIY online market research. Having a graphic design background, Lev is an expert in UI/UX with over 15 years of experience. Prior to AYTM, Lev worked with such clients as Oracle, Tiffany & Co, Maserati, Harry Winston, Whole Foods Market, and Jamba Juice helping them build their brands and multimedia/web applications.