Social Media Revolution – Facts and Figures

About one year ago, Erik Qualman, the author of Socialnomics, produced a popular video highlighting the impressive facts and figures about the growing popularity of social media.

Erik has produced a follow-up video and the updated facts and figures show very clearly that social media continues to dominate many areas of our life. Some examples mentioned in the video:

  • Over 50% of the world’s population is under 30 years old
  • Social media has overtaken pornography as the #1 web activity
  • 1 out of 8 married couples met via social media
  • 80% of companies use social media for recruitment

Here’s the video with many more fascinating facts and figures:

Do you think these trends will continue to increase?