E-mail figures in 46% of all content-sharing activity, according to ShareThis, whose "ShareThis" widget has become commonplace within articles and blog posts. Content shared with Facebook users accounts for 33% of all shared information, followed by 6% of sharing sent to Twitter sites. A variety of other social sites received 14.4% of shared content.
While Twitter trailed as a recipient of shared content, users of the microblogging service tend to have higher click-through rates with that content, according to ShareThis. Twitter accounts for 40% of all clicks-throughs from shared content, with e-mail at 35% and Facebook at 25%.