Social Media Icon Quiz: Test Your Social Media Knowledge (Updated Icons/Stats).

A part of social media strategy is to select social platforms. In my last blog post Are You Using The Best Social Media Platforms For Your Strategy? I listed the top 3 or 4 platforms in 9 categories by key characteristics.

In this blog post, I go deeper with a list of some of the top 100 social media platform icons to test your social media knowledge.

How social media savvy are you?

Take a couple of minutes and write down the names of the social media platforms you know from the grid of 100 icons below. How many can you name? (Don’t scroll down for the answers until you are done).

Note that some are no longer active, yet played an important role in today’s social landscape. And some are more popular in other regions of the world. They include social networks, messaging apps, blog platforms, microblogs, media sharing and social bookmarking platforms, forums, ratings and review and Q&A sites, plus podcast platforms.

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Once you’ve written all the names you know scroll down to check your answers. But first, let’s consider why social media is important to businesses and organizations.

According to the Pew Research Center, 7 in 10 people in the US use social media to connect with each other, engage with news, share information, and entertain themselves. Social media use is higher for younger age groups with 84% of 18-29 year-olds, 81% of 30-49 year-olds, 73% of 50-64 year-olds, and 45% of 65+ active on social media.

From Social Media Fact Sheet (April 7, 2021) Pew Research Center, https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/fact-sheet/social-media/ 

How many social icons did you know?

Add up the number of social media names you had correct using the answer graphic below. The total is your percentage out of the 100 social icons listed.

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Out of 100 social media icons you knew __%.

Great effort on your results! As a marketer, advertiser, public relations professional, or student it’s good to know these platforms. You’ll need to go where your client or company’s customers are active.

Reports now indicate adults worldwide spend 2 1/2 hours a day on social media up from only 15 minutes in 2012. Teens spend an average of 4.8 hours on social media a day.

Do you have a social media strategy?

For more details on social media strategy consider my blog post Asking These Questions To Ensure You Have The Right Social Media Strategy.

Social Media Icon Quiz: Test Your Social Media Knowledge.

Top Social Media Channels Icons

A major part of any social media strategy and plan is selecting social channels and that can be overwhelming with so many options. Some report thousands of social media sites and apps, Wikipedia lists over 200 and Brian Solis’s Conversation Prism has just under 200 social channel options in 26 categories. To simplify the selection of social channels I divide social media options into 9 categories by key characteristics. In a blog post “Are You Using The Best Social Media Platforms For Your Strategy? Know With This Social Media Platform Guide.” I list the top 3 or more channels in a category. Here I go deeper with a view of Top 100 social media icons to test your social media knowledge.

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How social media savvy are you? Take a couple of minutes and write down the names of the social media icons you know from the list of 100 top channels and tools below. How many can you name? (Don’t scroll down for the answers until you are done.). You will discover that some of these social media platforms are no longer active, yet played an important role in the social media landscape we interact with today.

Social Media Icons

Once you have written down the names, you can scroll down further to check your answers. First, let’s consider why social media is so important to any organization with some of the latest statistics. According to the Pew Research Center, 7 in 10 Americans use social media to connect with each other, engage with news, share information, and entertain themselves. with 84% of 18-29 year-olds on social media, 81% of 30-49 year-olds, 73% of 50-64 year-olds, and 45%) of 65+ active on social networks.

From Social Media Fact Sheet (April 7, 2021) Pew Research Center, https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/fact-sheet/social-media/ 

How many social media icons did you know? Add up how many social media names you had right. That is your percentage out of the 100 social icons listed here.

Out of the 100 social media icons you knew __%. Congratulations! As a marketer, advertiser, or public relations professional for any brand, you need to go where your customers are active. Reports indicate global adults spend 2 1/2 hours a day on social media up from only 15 minutes in 2012. Teens spend an average of 4.8 hours on social media a day.

Do you have a social media strategy?

For the latest changes in social media strategy consider Asking These Questions To Ensure You Have The Right Social Media Strategy and it’s a good idea to Perform A Social Media Audit at least once a year.