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2013 Social Media Statistics & Social Media Video Presentation

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Social Media Statistics 2013 from Social Media Video Presentation

  • Over 1 billion users on Facebook
  • If Facebook were a country it would be the world’s 3rd largest and 2x the size of the U.S. population
  • Over 50% of the world’s population is under 30-years-old
  • Each day 20% of Google searches have never been searched before
  • In 10 years over 40% of the Fortune 500 will no longer be here
  • Social Media has overtaken porn as the #1 activity on the Web
  • 1 in 5 couples meet online; 3 in 5 gay couples meet online
  • 1 in 5 divorces are blamed on Facebook
  • What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook…
  • Ford Explorer launch on Facebook more effective than a Super Bowl Ad
  • 69 percent of parents said they are currently “friends” with their children on a social media site
  • 92% of children in the US have a digital footprint/shadow
  • Every second 2 new members join LinkedIn
  • More members join LinkedIn per day than the entire enrollment of all the IVY League Schools
  • Social Gamers to buy 6 billion in virtual goods by 2013; movie goers only buy 2.5 million in concessions
  • Every minute 72 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube
  • If Wikipedia were made into a book it would be 2.25 million pages long
  • 97% of Pinterest Facebook Fans are Women
  • 53% of people on Twitter recommend products in their Tweets
  • 90% of people trust online recommendations from people they know
  • Only 14% trust traditional TV advertisements
  • New Yorkers received tweets about an east coast earthquake 30 seconds before they felt it
  • 93% of marketers use social media for business
  • 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
  • “We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how well we DO it.” – Erik Qualman
  • “We will non longer search for products and services, they will find us via social media.” – Erik Qualman
  • “Social Media isn’t a fad, it’s a fundamental shift in the way we communicate.” – Erik Qualman
  • “The ROI of social media is that your business will still exist in 5 years.” – Erik Qualman