5 Weeks down for 2009 and 47 weeks to go! Amazing! Its been a busy week in social media. Let me share with you some of the items I find interesting or worth passing on!
- #3 I wore braces
#4 I don’t like mayo
#5… you get the idea, I’m referring to the 25 Random Things Chain letter that is just rocking Facebook right now. How big is it? Huge! Get this… per Facebook they state that:
- The number of total Facebook Notes created per day has increased over 100% in the last week
- The number of people tagged in Facebook Notes per day has increased 5x in the last week
Crazy! Now not everyone is a fan, check out this great article by Claire Suddath called 25 Things I didn’t Want to Know About You
Since I am sharing about Facebook, which is still getting hotter here are a few other articles worth checking out, if only for grins:
Social Media is only getting bigger! More and more companies are getting on board and using it have an online presence to interact with clients, build their brand and well increase sales. In short, everyone is doing it. Do not believe me? Just take a list of the Top 100 Social Brands of 2008. Oh and the top 10 are:
Did your company make the list? No worries as Mitch Joel points out, Social Media Is Just Getting Started!
Keep in mind that 93% of social media users do expect that companies should be using social media! Take a look at this study from Sept 2008 by Cone
-Virtual Worlds, something close to my heart and it seems Disney as well. Disney will be investing more money into them and believes they are close to being profitable.
Okay, couple random things I just wanted to share.
First, check out this video from 1981. It is a segment done by San Francisco station KRON about newspapers going on the web. It is worth the 2:17 to watch it. As they mention the crazy cost , how its experiment, and it takes over 2 hours to get the whole newspaper.
On February 25, 2009 at 8:30 am I will be speaking at the Emerging Media Morning forum in Palo Alto, CA. So if you are bored come on by and say HI!