So, those of us who own pets know just how awesome they are. What’s more is that there are many of us, including I with my two dachshunds Mina & Max, will take our unending and unyielding fascination of pets to a new and digitized level. Fido…Fluffy…meet Facebook. More and more pet owners are putting their dog, cat, or other interesting animal into the public eye via social media. In fact, an estimated one in ten dogs have some sort of social media profile, and that number is just growing. People’s pets are now tweeting, blogging, and Facebooking as adeptly as their human counterparts.
For example, Mina & Max not only have their own blog: minaandmax.com/blog, but these two little stinkers also have a Facebook and Twitter page! (Ahem) Yes, I realize just how far my self-indulged fascination with my two dogs goes Check out this nifty pet infographic created by Internet Service.net showcasing some fun facts regarding pets on Facebook and their equally and perhaps overly indulgent owners.
But the most interesting part of this phenomenon? Some pets become more popular than the humans that blog on their behalf. So, before you jump to get your new kitten a Facebook profile, beware: That little ball of fur might soon have more friends than you.