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[Infographic] The Birth of Social Commerce

[Infographic] The Birth of Social Commerce

Did you notice that recent social media news goes along the lines of “Facebook launches friend-to-friend payment!” or “Instagram is adding a buy button!” After years of hearing bits of news here and there, perhaps the era of Social Commerce is really happening this coming 2016!

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Here’s the full infographic on some key numbers and highlights to get you started! For the text version, scroll down to the very bottom of the page.

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The Birth of Social Commerce:

– Facebook accounts for 50% of total social referrals.

– Pinterest drives 16% of social revenue despite having an audience of 6.5 times smaller than Twitter

– Twitter is losing its influence for mass-market merchants. But may still work for location-based promotions.

– Social media increased its share of e-commerce referrals nearly 200% between the first quarter of 2014 and 2015.

– Revenue from mobile commerce is expected to rise to #31 billion by end of 2015.

– 33% of orders came from a mobile device rather than a computer

– In only 2 years, mobile’s contribution to total sales has skyrocketed by 175%.

– In 2014, ecommerce orders coming from social media grew a staggering 202%.

– Mobile now accounts for 50.3% of all e-commerce traffic.

– 71% of consumers change their perception of brand after seeing a positive response to a review on social media.

– Facebook has $92.27 average order value with a 60% referral rate.

– Twitter has $58.02 average order value with a 14% referral rate.

– Pinterest has $383 average order value with a 15% referral rate.

– 74% of consumers use social networks to make a purchasing decision.

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