The Social Media Revolution – The growing popularity of Facebook, Twitter, and more

March 16, 2010

This is a great video from 2009 explaining the importance of social media. Remember, social media serves as a great component to any content marketing strategy. It can also be used as an inbound marketing tactic to increase awareness and interest around your expansion stage company.

Here are some outstanding statistics from the following clip:

  • If you were paid $1 for every time an article was posted on Wikipedia you would earn $156.23 per hour.
  • 1 out of 8 couples married in the US last year met via social media.
  • If Facebook were a country it would be the world’s 4th largest country.
  • The fastest growing segment on Facebook is 55-65 year old females.
  • 25% of search results for the World’s Top 20 largest brands are links to user-generated content.

What is your favorite statistic about social media?

Content Marketing Director

<strong>Amanda Maksymiw</strong> worked at OpenView from 2008 until 2012, where she focused on developing marketing and PR strategies for both OpenView and its portfolio companies. Today she is the Content Marketing Director at <a href="">Fuze</a>.