Warning: This video contains mind blowing Social Media Statistics

It’s back again! Here’s the 4th version of the world’s most watched social media video series “Social Media Revolution”. This version uses new energetic music. Social Media Video 2013: Social Media Revolution 4 was written by international best selling author and keynote speaker Erik Qualman. This version contains the Fatboy […]

It’s back again! Here’s the 4th version of the world’s most watched social media video series “Social Media Revolution”. This version uses new energetic music.

Social Media Video 2013: Social Media Revolution 4 was written by international best selling author and keynote speaker Erik Qualman. This version contains the Fatboy Slim Music.

Social Media Statistics 2013

  1. Over 1 billion users on Facebook
  2. If Facebook were a country it would be the world’s 3rd largest and 2x the size of the U.S. population
  3. Over 50% of the world’s population is under 30-years-old
  4. Each day 20% of Google searches have never been searched before
  5. In 10 years over 40% of the Fortune 500 will no longer be here
  6. Social Media has overtaken porn as the #1 activity on the Web
  7. 1 in 5 couples meet online; 3 in 5 gay couples meet online
  8. 1 in 5 divorces are blamed on Facebook
  9. What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook…
  10. Ford Explorer launch on Facebook more effective than a Super Bowl Ad
  11. 69 percent of parents said they are currently “friends” with their children on a social media site
  12. 92% of children in the US have a digital footprint/shadow
  13. Every second 2 new members join LinkedIn
  14. More members join LinkedIn per day than the entire enrollment of all the IVY League Schools
  15. Social Gamers to buy 6 billion in virtual goods by 2013; movie goers only buy 2.5 million in concessions
  16. Every minute 72 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube
  17. If Wikipedia were made into a book it would be 2.25 million pages long
  18. 97% of Pinterest Facebook Fans are Women
  19. 53% of people on Twitter recommend products in their Tweets
  20. 90% of people trust online recommendations from people they know
  21. Only 14% trust traditional TV advertisements
  22. New Yorkers received tweets about an east coast earthquake 30 seconds before they felt it
  23. 93% of marketers use social media for business
  24. 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

Here you can find the 2011 version and 2010 version including statistics.

Source: Socialnomics.net

About Jacco Valkenburg

Jacco Valkenburg is an international recruitment expert, trainer and author of two books about LinkedIn. He has more than 16 years experience in global recruitment strategies and execution spanning numerous countries for leading companies. As founder of Recruit2 and Recruiter University he provides companies with recruitment and talent management solutions and expertise. His mission is helping companies ‘from good to great staffing’.

1 Comment

  1. I understand that Facebook has the largest and fastest growing user base out of all the Social Media, my question would be how really effective have these 3rd-party applications really been with integrating with Facebook as a platform?

    I`ve used JobMagic and Glassdoor on Facebook and was not happy with the effectiveness and way this programs have worked (less than ideal) versus throwing up a Facebook Page and using that for Corporate and Business Branding. Perhaps I`m not privy to the most recent applications out there.