The Growth of Social Media

If Facebook was a country, it would now be the third largest country in the world. It is eclipsed only by China and India in terms of raw population. Is social media a fad or the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution?

This video of social media facts, produced by Socialnomics author Erik Qualman, helps put the question in perspective. Information about the sources for all the statistics are available on Qualman’s blog.

One Response

  1. Biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution. Hundreds of millions of people united by one website? That’s powerful no matter how you slice it.

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