It is no secret that there are lots of people using social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, and LinkedIn, but it may surprise you exactly who those people are. Using Google Ad Planner, Pingdom put together some great statistics on the age distribution across a number of specific social networks and the use of social media overall among different age groups.
It is important to keep the audience in mind when working on a strategy to market through social media. These results are a great indicator of where you can find certain people online in the big picture. You probably have multiple accounts, but based on your own age and habits, do these breakdowns hold true for you? Let us know!