10 facts about socialnomics

  1. In 10 years over 40% of the Fortune 500 will no longer be here.
  2. Facebook tops Google for weekly traffic in the U.S.
  3. 1 in 5 couples meet online; 3 in 5 gay couples meet online.
  4. Online students out performed those receiving face-to-face instruction.
  5. If Facebook were a country it would be the world’s 3rd largest and 2x the size of the U.S. population.
  6. 93% of marketers use social media for business.
  7. A new member joins LinkedIn every second.
  8. 80% of companies use social media for recruitment; % of these using LinkedIn 95%.
  9. eReaders have surpassed traditional book sales.
  10. Groupon will reach $1 billion in sales faster than any company in history.

“We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how well we DO it”, according to socialnomics.net


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