Social Media Video 2013

Social Media Video 2013: The future is all about digital media. You, as supporters and fans of Socialnomics understand this and is why you demanded a revised version of my book Socialnomics and its Social Media Revolution video – the are both finally here! Please enjoy and thanks for all the support.

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

Social Media Statistics Sources:

    1. USA Today
    2. Wikipedia Country Populations 
    3. http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/broker  http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/worldpopinfo.php  [roughly 52% based on table data] | 2010 U.S. 310,232,863 | 2010 World 6,814,609,654 | 30 and under: 3,548,760,268 / 6,814,609,654 = 52% http://sasweb.ssd.census.gov/idb/worldpopinfo.html
    4. Infographic supplied by Awareness
    5. Babson Olin School of Business Advertisement, Fast Company April 2011, page 121. 40% of companies at top of fortune 500 rankings were no longer there in 2010
    6. Source: Huffington Post
    7. Michael J. Rosenfeld, Stanford University* and Reuben J. Thomas, The City College of New York; Meeting Online: The Rise of the Internet as a Social Intermediary,Page 46, Via: Adam Gorlik, “Forget Cupid. Online connections have valentines falling in love, Stanford researcher says,” Stanford University News,
      1 out of 5 is also supported by Match.com Blog
    8. Tony Cooper, ”One in Five U.S. Divorces Fueled by Facebook, Social Media, Recent survey by AAML shows Facebook-related antics, extramarital activity burgeoning,” San Diego News,
    9. Opinion, not a statistic
    10. eMarketer http://www.emarketer.com/mobile/article_m.aspx?R=1008262
    11. Mamapedia http://www.mamapedia.com/voices/placeholder-liberty-mutual
    12. CNNhttp//www.cnn.com/2012/TECH/social.media/10/07/baby.pictures/index.html
    13. LinkedIn Press Center
    14. 2 new members join LinkedIn every second 2 x 60 seconds = 120 per minute x 60 minutes per hour = 7200 per hour x 24 hours = 172,800 members per day
    15. social gamers bought $2.2 billion in virtual goods; Predicted to increase to $6 billion by 2013. (NPD Group) | Movie goers buy less than ½ this in concessions ( http://www.hoovers.com/movie-theatres/–ID__286–/freeuk-ind-fr-profile-basic.xhtml)
    16. YouTube Press Statistics
    17. If Wikipedia were made into a book it would be 2.25 million pages long – that would take you over 123 years to read (50 pages per day x 365 days). (Karen Valby, “I’m Diderot…Bitch.,” Fast Company, April 2011, page 106)
    18. Mashable: http://mashable.com/2012/02/25/pinterest-user-demographics/
    19. Source: 53% of people on Twitter recommend companies and/or products in their Tweets, with 48% of them delivering on their intention to buy the product. (ROI Research for Performance, June 2010)http://www.bazaarvoice.com/social-commerce-statistics
    20. Source: 90% of consumers online trust recommendations from people they know; 70% trust opinions of unknown users. (Econsultancy, July 2009) viaBazaarvoice  
    21. Source: “Marketing to the Social Web,” Larry Weber, Wiley Publishing  2007
    22. Washington Post 
    23. 93% of marketers use social media for business http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/social-media-marketing-industry-report-2011
    24. http://twittercounter.com/pages/100 andhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_population
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