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 …

Social Media Revolution

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4:23
Views
1,858,334

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 …

Social Media ROI: Socialnomics

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4:15
Views
187,020

… although, I am currently still of the opinion that social media is applicable to consumer markets…

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 …

Social Media Revolution

Runtime
4:23
Views
1,858,334

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 …

Social Media ROI: Socialnomics

Runtime
4:15
Views
187,020

… 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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Jim MacLennan is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at IDEX Corporation, a Fortune 1000 manufacturer that sells highly engineered products in a variety of markets worldwide. MacLennan has responsibility for Corporate IT services for all IDEX business units, and also drives innovation through initiatives that leverage Information and Technology as growth drivers for the industrial manufacturing space. He regularly publishes his observations and insights on the intersection of business and technology - check out his work at www.cazh1.com.