Is Facebook the best social media platform? What's second?

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For much of the world, Facebook still leads as the platform in social media usage.

But what's second in your opinion? Twitter, Google+, Forums, Linkedin....
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  • Profile picture of the author BranTheMan
    Depends on what for

    For marketing, Twitter comes second for me.
    For personal life, Instagram
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  • Profile picture of the author kevin timothy
    Twitter has to be second. It's plain, simple, and the pioneer of the hashtag.

    A newbie marketer can come in and use Twitter as a foundation.
    There are no accepted friend requests to "hope" for, whereas
    a random tweet can lead to a follower. If done right, lead to
    many followers with relatively no effort.

    Facebook holds its own, for sure.

    It's where the masses are and also an obvious route.

    But don't ignore Twitter, barring a PR meltdown.
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  • Profile picture of the author jadmac
    In terms of what? Instagram is a great place to me right now for marketing purposes, but personally I prefer Facebook
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  • Profile picture of the author aftab267
    My opinion is that twitter is the second position in social media platform.
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  • Profile picture of the author chrisjohn93
    My opinion is that Google plus is the second best website for social marketing.
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    • Profile picture of the author madlee
      Originally Posted by chrisjohn93 View Post

      My opinion is that Google plus is the second best website for social marketing.
      Agree with you.
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      • Originally Posted by peterse7ven View Post

        Facebook and Twitter
        Originally Posted by austria View Post

        Facebook is not first, as far as the results matter, but Twitter is the first
        Originally Posted by chukswealth View Post

        Well every person with his /her experience and opinion. I've never given a try to instagram, may be i'm missing out linked in and googleplus are out of it completely. i've actually tried them but not in anyway comparable to the uncle facebook and aunt twitter. i used one facebook autoposter app to send message to my hundreds of groups and linked it to my sales page. guess what! the result was a wow!
        Originally Posted by madlee View Post

        Agree with you.
        Cheers for your opinion everyone Much appreciated!
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  • Profile picture of the author TrumpiaTim
    Twitter for general customers, Linkedin for B2B
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  • Profile picture of the author contactjo
    Facebook is the biggest out there....then there's Twitter and Instagram, and Pinterest.

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    • Profile picture of the author toprankindo
      on my opinion facebook is still the biggest for social media, for business such as my website jual rj45 belden company profile and personal..
      the second maybe the twitter I think....
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  • Profile picture of the author annamalininsta
    Depends a lot on the type of business. If it's, let's say, B2B product, then Facebook + Twitter + LinkedIn. If it's something fashion/beauty/craft related, then Facebook + Instagram + Pinterest.
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  • Profile picture of the author MichelineHuntley
    Second for me would be linkedin! So much potential!
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  • Profile picture of the author a123
    1 | Facebook
    second placed would be Twitter
    This two are the biggest social network at the moment, you have a plenty more but all they can do is just follow.
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  • Profile picture of the author zadoxis
    Yes Facebook is still leads as the platform of social media but if you want to promote your business at social media then Twitter and Instagram are the best. Now days Pinterest, Vine and Youtube are also became popular in Social Media.
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  • Profile picture of the author kavyaanjali
    hey friend
    after Facebook their comes twitter as the best social media site and this can be proved logically because page rank of twitter is 10 which is higher than Facebook.
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  • Twitter is also powerful social networking site.
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  • Profile picture of the author Vishal Dhanjal
    As for my opinion if you want to generate a lead for your website than StumbleUpon is best this site generate more traffic for your site. Besides this if we talking about LinkedIn is best because in the latest update LinkedIn has around 13M people write their influences. Facebook is nothing in front of other social media..

    Here i'm just talking about what is best for business.

    Here is some of the best Social Media Platform..
    1) Stumbleupon
    2) LinkedIn
    3) Twitter
    4) Hootsuite
    5) apsense etc..
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnnyFanta
    I don't know, I'm starting to think that twitter is catching fast, since Facebook introduced the pay for display model, I'm starting to fall out of love with it.;
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  • Profile picture of the author Imbahost
    Yes, Facebook is the biggest social media platform and then comes Twitter.
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  • Profile picture of the author socialpapa
    i think Twitter is second. But Instagram is also famous now.
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  • Profile picture of the author rtxhyc123
    the best is Facebook,anf then google+, Twitter, Forums, Linkedin
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  • Profile picture of the author rful526
    Hi guys i have a question about Facebook marketing
    Does someone know about tool to get emails from Facebook videos and photos?
    http://xtarctor.me
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  • Profile picture of the author vafer4
    I think Twitter, but which is the third?
    It could be PInterest, G+ or Lindedin, it depends on your topic.
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  • Profile picture of the author SEOleaders
    I will vote for Twitter because of its simplicity and broad range of audience availability. You can broadcast your message to huge audience with hastags though Google+ is also using hashtags but Twitter is leader and owner of Hastags so people actually see the hastags bar here rather than searching for some.
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  • Profile picture of the author dim3399
    i thik the second is twitter
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  • Profile picture of the author KashKhullar
    Well if we talk about B2B, then no doubt LinkedIn is best after Facebook. As per the latest statistics, after Facebook, most rich people are using LinkedIn ( Means more buyers)

    However on twitter the lifespan of each tweet is less than 30 sec and thus hard work increases
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  • Profile picture of the author chelseatwdg
    I think it's a close first between facebook and twitter depending what industry you are in, LinkedIn is a good channel as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author chrisjohn93
    In my opinion after facebook, Google Plus is better option for social media marketing, this will increase your traffic and provides one Do-follow Page rank 9 backlink to your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author bojan92
    I don't know. I can't decide between Twitter and Instagram. One of those is the second best social media platform
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    • Profile picture of the author Chris J
      Hey,

      Every social platform has its own uniqueness. If you are asking for the volume of their users, then Facebook is surely the biggest but If you are looking for the usefulness, It depends on your niche and the kinds of people your looking for.

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  • Profile picture of the author dancershu
    The second is Twitter,and then Google+...
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  • Profile picture of the author iron123
    Depends what it is for, as I personally think instagram is a lot better for clothing brands and selling products/promoting mobile apps, Twitter is also good for sending your traffic over to your blog/site, never used facebook for social media so I couldn't tell you.
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  • Profile picture of the author paulathomas
    I think facebook is best social media platform. You can promote your business any thing there.
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  • Thanks everyone!

    Wow what a race!

    Facebook, Twitter are the top 2 as mentioned by many here.

    Linkedin, Pinterest, Instagram , Google Plus come in close.

    Some very good other platforms too here.

    There's a few who mentioned Youtube. But yes, video marketing is much harder work than article marketing, those who did great at it have really invested much hours into it. No joke

    Thanks everyone for your answers! Truly appreciated.

    Wonder if there are any more platforms that someone could point out that were missed
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  • Profile picture of the author austria
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    Facebook is not first, as far as the results matter, but Twitter is the first
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  • Profile picture of the author chukswealth
    Well every person with his /her experience and opinion. I've never given a try to instagram, may be i'm missing out linked in and googleplus are out of it completely. i've actually tried them but not in anyway comparable to the uncle facebook and aunt twitter. i used one facebook autoposter app to send message to my hundreds of groups and linked it to my sales page. guess what! the result was a wow!
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  • Profile picture of the author shastaarenburg
    Pinterest not bad at all! I am getting huge amount of traffic from there.
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    • Originally Posted by shastaarenburg View Post

      Pinterest not bad at all! I am getting huge amount of traffic from there.
      Cool! Good to know you are getting results from Pinterest!
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  • Profile picture of the author jenna92
    I think now popularity of different social media platform depending on it's category.
    Example of popularity and uses ,
    Rela Estate relevant LinkedIn
    Women ,fashion and beauty relevant Pinterest
    Artist,Fashion,Beauty etc relevant Instagram
    etc
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  • Profile picture of the author WP Nut
    I think Twitter is second for now...But, Instagram will take over as soon as more people figure out how to market on it!
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  • Profile picture of the author oliviatracy
    For me, instagram is the second. With millions of users, instagram has become the perfect opportunities for brands to get quick messages and photos to their target audiences.
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  • Profile picture of the author worldprime
    I think twitter is the second position in social media platform then LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author naeemak01
    Facebook is first and twitter and instagram in competition how ?

    Twitter mostly official and celebrities use that why their fans join twitter but for your generation Instagram lover increasing very fast specially in younger generation and ladies .
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  • Profile picture of the author danielch16
    Originally Posted by AlexanderSkyHeart View Post

    For much of the world, Facebook still leads as the platform in social media usage.

    But what's second in your opinion? Twitter, Google+, Forums, Linkedin....
    TWITTER !! Everyone is on that now, cos its so easy to find information on... Unlike facebook, twitter has the RETWEET system , which is amazing for bringing in traffic, and it allows your audience to promote you to thier followers.
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  • Profile picture of the author JimmyBlueEyes
    If FB is first, then Twitter is a close 2nd.
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  • Profile picture of the author tbsnetworks
    Twitter is the better platform for marketing perspective. Apart from this you may try with Google +, LinkedIn
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  • Profile picture of the author yadie74
    Agreed with most warriors here.. For me twitter is the second best social media platform.
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  • Profile picture of the author kazim
    according to me,It's Twitter...
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