Essential Video: Social Media Revolution 2013

This week I’m sharing another essential video. This one is on social media.

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social crm (Photo credit: Sean MacEntee)

Just so you know…

This video is extremely popular on the conference circuit. If you’ve seen it a trillion, billion, zillion times, then as we say in San Antonio when it rains, “TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!”. No need to proceed.

If you haven’t seen it (or if it’s been a while)… 

It’s worth a look, especially if you’re still on the fence with this whole Social Media thing (dang kids and their rock and roll).

5 Key Points in the Video:

1) If Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populous.
2) Social media has become the most popular activity on the web.
3) 92% of children under 2 years old have a digital shadow.
4) If Wikipedia were made in to a book, it would be 2.25 million pages long.
5) 90% of consumers trust peer recommendations, only 14% trust advertisements.

And there’s plenty more in the video:

About the video’s creator: Erik Qualman, from Wikipedia:

Erik Qualman is an American author of SocialnomicsDigital Leader and Crisis. He is also an international keynote speaker speaking on Gen Y motivation, digital leadership, digital media and future trends. In 2010, Socialnomics was a Book of the Year finalist as voted on by the American Marketing Association”

Also, check out his YouTube channel for even more great videos!

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