Chart of the Day: The Demographics of Social Media

Here's an infographic featuring the age and gender breakdown of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and MySpace. It's a chartbomb of statistics, some of which are hard to see fully.

So here are three nuggets: (1) Indonesia is the second biggest Facebook market after the U.S.; (2) MySpace is the only social network with the majority of its users under 24; (3) The typical Tweeter appears to be a white woman in her lower 30s.



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Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he writes about economics, labor markets, and the entertainment business.

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