Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn – Global Social Media Statistics 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that Japan is the only major country where Twitter is more popular than Facebook?

This year, Pinterest has seen enormous growth in the U.S. – the highest increase rate of anywhere in the world – and India is now just behind the United Kingdom in LinkedIn use, with 15 million people using the site. And they’re not planning to stop there, as India is tipped to become Facebook’s largest market by 2015.

This infographic takes a look at some key social media statistics from around the globe.

(Source: Convonix. Social media globe via Shutterstock.)