Social Media Revolution 2

Socialnomics have updated their video from last year, problably one of most seen for anybody who’s interested in social media.

Some highlights:
Over 50% of the world’s population is under 30-years-old
96% of them have joined a social network
Social Media has overtaken porn as the #1 activity on the Web
Facebook added over 200 million users in less than a year
2009 US Department of Education study revealed that on average, online students out performed those receiving face-to-face instruction
80% of companies use social media for recruitment; 95 % of these using LinkedIn
The fastest growing segment on Facebook is 55-65 year-old females
Generation Y and Z consider e-mail passé – some universities have stopped distributing e-mail accounts
The #2 largest search engine in the world is YouTube
Wikipedia has over 15 million articles…studies show it’s more accurate than Encyclopedia Britannica…78% of these articles are non-English
There are over 200,000,000 Blogs
25% of search results for the World’s Top 20 largest brands are links to user-generated content
78% of consumers trust peer recommendations. Only 14% trust advertisements
Only 18% of traditional TV campaigns generate a positive ROI
24 of the 25 largest newspapers are experiencing record declines in circulation
60 millions status updates happen on Facebook daily
We no longer search for the news, the news finds us.
We will non longer search for products and services, they will find us via social media

Look for yourself: