Social Media – A great video with some surprising stats!

Social Media Statistics 2013 from Video
1.Over 1 billion users on Facebook
2.If Facebook were a country it would be the world’s 3rd largest and 2x the size of the U.S. population
3.Over 50% of the world’s population is under 30-years-old
4.Each day 20% of Google searches have never been searched before
5.In 10 years over 40% of the Fortune 500 will no longer be here
6.Social Media has overtaken porn as the #1 activity on the Web
7.1 in 5 couples meet online; 3 in 5 gay couples meet online
8.1 in 5 divorces are blamed on Facebook
9.What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook…
10.Ford Explorer launch on Facebook more effective than a Super Bowl Ad
11.69 percent of parents said they are currently “friends” with their children on a social media site
12.92% of children in the US have a digital footprint/shadow
13.Every second 2 new members join LinkedIn
14.More members join LinkedIn per day than the entire enrollment of all the IVY League Schools
15.Social Gamers to buy 6 billion in virtual goods by 2013; movie goers only buy 2.5 million in concessions
16.Every minute 72 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube
17.If Wikipedia were made into a book it would be 2.25 million pages long
18.97% of Pinterest Facebook Fans are Women
19. 53% of people on Twitter recommend products in their Tweets
20.90% of people trust online recommendations from people they know
21.Only 14% trust traditional TV advertisements
22.New Yorkers received tweets about an east coast earthquake 30 seconds before they felt it
23.93% of marketers use social media for business
24.Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have more Twitter followers than the entire populations of Germany, Turkey, South Africa, Canada, Argentina, United Kingdom, Egypt
25.“We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how well we DO it.” – Erik Qualman
26.“We will non longer search for products and services, they will find us via social media.” – Erik Qualman
27.“Social Media isn’t a fad, it’s a fundamental shift in the way we communicate.” – Erik Qualman
28.“The ROI of social media is that your business will still exist in 5 years.” – Erik Qualman

About Diane Hughes

Website designer and social media addict Owner of Living the dream in Devon
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