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This infographic, created by Jesse Thomas of digital creative agency Jess3, shows the relative size of social networks and online services such as Skype, Gmail, MySpace, Twitter and Foursquare, and also shows the proportion of their user base that access the service via a mobile device.

This infographic, created by Jesse Thomas of digital creative agency Jess3, shows the relative size of social networks and online services such as Skype, Gmail, MySpace, Twitter and Foursquare, and also shows the proportion of their user base that access the service via a mobile device. Jess3 has also done a number of other creative visualizations of digital services, including the “Conversation Prism” in collaboration with Brian Solis.

By Mathew Ingram

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  1. It amazes me that social networks have larger populations than many countries.

  2. MyLocator ™ Friday, August 20, 2010

    Why is Twitter not listed as a social bookmark on that prism link?

  3. I started with Hotmail and then moved to Yahoo and now use Gmail as my primary email. But that doesnt mean that I have closed my other email services. I know the same applies to many of my friends. So I dont think the figure reflects the usage.

    1. Agreed Leslie. The graphic does not take into consideration the fact that the number of users overlaps. I use Facebook, GMail, Skype and Hotmail.

  4. I’m still surprised about how much market share livemail has…

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  8. That shows how many subscribers are actually registered on that services and does not necessarily mean actual users. Consider Facebook with lots of dubious and fake accounts, notwithstanding double or triple accounts for a single user.

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  10. its a great representation of the people using
    these different services on the net.
    nice one.

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