More Amazing Social Media Statistics

A follow-on from my last post; speaking of interesting Social Media statistics … would you believe …

  • If Facebook were a country, it would be the world’s 4th largest
  • 80% of companies are using LinkedIn as their primary tool to find employees
  • In 2009, Boston College stopped distributing e-mail addresses to incoming freshmen
  • 80% of Twitter usage is on mobile devices
  • 25% of search results for the world’s Top 20 largest brands are links to user-generated content

Pretty amazing stuff … check out this video for more …

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8

I was referred to this video short by a friend, and I dug into the source a bit – check out the Socialnomics blog for more stats and videos. For example, this one on Social Media ROI

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypmfs3z8esI

… although, I am currently still of the opinion that social media is applicable to consumer markets; I’m not sure how it applies yet to B2B industry.

However, I’m not going to wait around to find out … but I guess I can’t talk about that right now …

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James MacLennan

... is the Managing Partner at Maker Turtle LLC, a digital consultancy focused on creating value in ways that align with your strategy and drive engagement with employees, customers, and stakeholders. He is an active creator, providing thought leadership through on-line & print publications, and public speaking / keynotes.