Social Media Revolution – Facts and Figures (Updated) Ross Kimbarovsky | June 30th, 2011

A few years ago, Erik Qualman, the author of Socialnomics, produced a popular video highlighting the impressive facts and figures about the growing popularity of social media.

Erik updated that video in 2010 and has just released a third update (below) which shows the impressive dominance of social media across the world.

Some examples mentioned in the video:

  • Over 50% of the world’s population is under 30 years old
  • Facebook would be the third largest country in the world (by population)
  • eReaders have surpassed traditional book sales
  • Social gamers will buy $6 billion of virtual goods by 2013
  • If Wikipedia were made into a book, it would be 2.25 million pages long.

Here’s the video with many more fascinating facts and figures:

From many minds, the perfect design. Post your project today and let the crowd wow you!

  • Okmike

    This web site needs to fix this posting code because all I see is the subject of this page and a link to it, as supposedly the post of every person seen below.

Join the crowd that's raving about the crowdSPRING Blog

Get our weekly digest of can't-miss content on how to take your brand to the next level.

Creative needs?

We've got 190,000 creative professionals ready to meet them. Take your project to the crowd!

Click to get started on

Free eBooks

interviews with graphic and web designers

12 Question Interviews with cS designers.
Get it »

contracts for graphic designers

Contracts for designers who hate contracts.
Get it »

contracts for software and website developers

Contracts for software developers who hate contracts. Get it »

Latest tweets

crowdSPRING @crowdspring
Small Business and Startups: Finding Your Match #smallbusiness #startups #fromthevault
crowdSPRING @crowdspring
Small Business and Startup Tips: Managing Remote Vendors #resources #smallbusiness #fromthevault

About crowdSPRING

Tens of thousands of the world's best and most successful entrepreneurs, businesses, agencies and nonprofits rely on crowdSPRING for affordable and risk-free custom logo design, web design, a new company name or other writing and design services. More than 190,000 designers and writers work on crowdSPRING. We create designs and names people love. 100% guaranteed.

Learn more »
Read previous post:
Small Business Spotlight of the Week: BookTurtle

Buying books might be one of the guiltiest pleasures, ever.  The smell of the ink, the feel of the paper...