Social Media Revolution

Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? Welcome to the World of Socialnomics

A nice presentation created by Erik Qualman from SocialNomics. The presentation gives examples of the growth of social media.

See some examples and data which could be very interesting to you…

•By 2010 Gen Y will outnumber Baby Boomers
•96% of them have joined a social network
•1 out of 8 couples married in the US last year have met via social media
•Facebook added 100 million users in 9 months
•If Facebook would be a country, it would be the world’s 4th largest
•80% of companies are using LinkedIn as their primary tool to find employees
•80% of Twitter usage is on mobile devices. People update anywhere, anytime. Imagine what that means for bad customer experiences?
•In 2009 Boston College stopped distributing e-mail addresses to incoming freshmen
•YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine in the world
•There are over 200.000.000 Blogs. 54% of bloggers post content or tweet daily.
And the list continues. Marketeers; be aware of this growth and use it at its full potential.


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