#jan25: is Egypt first twitter revolution?http://www.wired.com/business/2011/02/egypts-revolutionary-fire/http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2011/12/05/the_egyptian_revolution_dominated_twitter_this_year
people having conversationSocial media is online every second on the planet.
What actually social media is; Online gathering of interactions, crowdsourcing for ideas /opinions /comments,a smart medium to be in touch with family/ friends/ peers, showcase of human expressionsand principally people talking in cyberspace.
In a nutshell,It’s actually a fundamental shift the way we communicate.
If Facebook were a country,it’d rank the third largest one. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/09/9-facts-about-the-staggering-size-of-facebook/245318/#slide1
Facebook has hit 1 billion usersin Sept 14, 2012The averageFacebookuser has 130friends. http://dannybrown.me/2012/06/06/52-cool-facts-social-media-2012/ http://www.searchenginejournal.com/stats-on-facebook-2012-infographic/40301/ http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2012/10/04/facebook-hits-1-billion-active-users/
95% companies using LinkedInto find and attract employeesThe world’s largestnetwork with 161million plusprofessionalshttp://wallblog.co.uk/2012/11/05/social-media-statistics-2012-from-facebook-and-twitter-to-instagram-and-pinterest-infographic/
Youtube is the 2nd largestsearch engine with 2 millionviews per day http://socialtimes.com/video-youtube-statistics-2012_b104480
The most watched videos;Justin Bieber & Gangnam style 795 millions hits 620 millions hits http://www.thenewstribe.com/2012/11/02/gangnam-style-second-most-viewed-youtube-video/
Kolaveri – India’s most watchedvideo ever Close to 10 million views in just 12 days http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nERTvQPnUM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhnyxspSDxo
Google+ is expected to grow400 million users by 2012 end http://www.jeffbullas.com/2012/04/23/48-significant-social-media-facts-figures-and-statistics-plus-7-infographics/
PinterestPinterest is avirtual pinboardwhere userscollect photosand share them http://www.jeffbullas.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Pinterest-Infographic-2012-Facts-figures-and-statistics1.jpg
Foursquare: 6.2 million dailycheck-inFoursquare has crossed 3billion check-in this week(Nov 2012). A report says!Foursquare has 25 millionusers worldwide. http://thenextweb.com/location/2012/11/21/foursquare-has-its-3-billionth-check-in-seeing-growth-of-x/
Social consumer profilehttp://www.socialmediamodels.net/social-media-overview-models-category/social-technographics-profile-or-ladder/http://datasupportcentral.blogspot.in/2010/07/append-social-media-profiles.html
Walmart provides many reasons tofans to stay on fanpage https://www.facebook.com/walmart
Dell is using Twitter to generatesales http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=akXzD_6YNHCk
Old Spice goes viral to give adifferent approach to social mediacampaigns http://mashable.com/2010/07/15/old-spice-stats/
THANK YOU!Vinod Nagar,Regional Social Media ManagerNokia - Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa OperationsCurrently, he’s working with Nokia as a regional social media manager for APAC & MEA Regionsbased out of Dubai. Previously worked in Ogilvy, Euro RSCG, etc. where he enjoyed working on IBM,Dell, HP, BSNL and list goes on.His entrepreneur skills drove him to build the foundation of a digital and social media company inDubai as well. He provides digital marketing consultancy to some of media & ad agencies in Dubai.Some of the brands include Clarins, Levis, Lulu Hypermarket, Thierry Mugler, Azzaro, BITS Pilani,MBC2, Samsung, Ford, Du, Parachute, Almarai, etc.You can reach out to me at www.vinodnaagar.com ae.linkedin.com/in/vinodnaagarwww.twitter.com/vinodnaagar (@vinodnaagar)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org