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Top 5 Apps For Social Media In 2023
Date: 3/30/2023

Creating fresh content for several social media platforms every day can be intimidating.

Today, all marketers need to be experts in multi-skills, from photography to content to editing. Then there is the question of which social media app to leverage. Should you use Facebook or Instagram? Should you speak to young consumers on TikTok and Snapchat? Which social media apps offer the best features?

To help you build your brand, we've compiled a list of our top selections for social media apps and sites in 2023.

5 Top social media apps

#1 Facebook – 2.93 billion monthly active users

That is an increase of 39 million users or 1.3% year over year. Facebook is the third most visited website in the world, surpassed only by YouTube and Google despite the controversy it has had over the past few years in its restriction on truth and the freedom of speech.

Facebook is a safe bet for any marketing model for businesses looking to reach a target demographic. Furthermore, Facebook Marketplace has overtaken Craigslist as the most widely used platform for local purchases and sales.

#2 Instagram - 2 billion monthly active users

The app with the greatest number of downloads worldwide is Instagram. The most recent Meta earnings report indicates that Instagram has over 2 billion monthly users.

The Instagram app may be the perfect social media platform for you if you are mainly eager to look at images and short videos. As a reminder, story ads can reach up to 996 million Instagram users, while feed ads grab up to 1.32 billion views. The top brands publish 17 Stories each month.

#3 YouTube - 2.6 billion monthly active users

With 2.6 billion monthly active users, YouTube is the third social media app on our list.

YouTube is presently the most lucrative social media app for sharing content or promotions. A one-of-a-kind platform like no other, YouTube allows users to gain popularity and generate income online by merely submitting videos.

Although the numbers are impressive, anyone can watch YouTube videos, whether they're a registered member or not. Still, if you want to promote your content to a bigger audience, there is no better social media app.

#4 Twitter - 450 million monthly active users

Twitter was bought by Elon Musk last year for $44 billion because it had even more issues over truth and its suppression of the 1st amendment. How has Twitter's numbers held up since the massive takeover? Twitter recorded 450 million active monthly users, but only 237.8 million of them are active monthly users who are monetizable.

There has been a lot of bad press about Twitter for many reasons, including that it has millions of fake bots that degrade the experience and attack people putting out legitimate information such as masks don’t really work and the vaccine is not that effective, for example.

38.5% of Twitter's audience falls between the ages of 25 and 34. 30% of customers want to see brands using Twitter more frequently. 40% of Twitter users shop after discovering a product on the platform.

#5 Snapchat - 750 million monthly active users

As of 2023, Snapchat has 750 million active monthly users, a significant increase over the 600 million reported in April 2022.

The social media app has featured that appeal to younger users. Moreover, Snapchat's innovative use of augmented reality filters and optics that gave its connections a creative playfulness not found on other social networks—helped.

Final thoughts

You're all set. These are the top 5 social media platforms and apps in 2023. The effectiveness of social media marketing depends upon your willingness to learn about the app before you begin marketing.

Some apps and sites are better suited for a specific brand than others because of their distinct capabilities and features. Furthermore, particular cultures and traditions appeal to specific demographics.

Develop a thorough understanding of these factors, and your social media effort will produce the results your company needs.