Useful to see where we are with Social Media as we approach the end of the year (2013). Nothing too surprising here, i.e. the numbers just get bigger. Key statistics and trends from the Infographic: 30 percent of traffic from social media is from SlideShare. Snapchat declined two multi-billion acquisition offers from Google and Facebook. Over 35 million images with the hashtag #Selfie were posted to Instagram. L.L. Bean’s Woodland Creatures Pinterest board is the most followed with 4,689,706 followers….
Yesterday (20th May 2013) Yahoo! finally confirmed its all-cash acquisition of the social media platform, Tumblr. Will there be a conflict of demographics, i.e.Yahoo’s more sedate and aged demographic vs.Tumblr’s young, cool, informed and fickle user-base? Time will tell!
I’ve been following Erik Qualman’s Social Media Revolution series since the first one I saw back in 2010. The numbers just keep getting bigger! Previous versions: Social Media Revolution 2010 Social Media Revolution 2011 Social Media Revolution 2012