Shifts in social media
Over the past few years, the social networking space has grown at an extremely accelerated pace with communities expanding and contracting, changing and most of all, the organism that is the internet has become considerably more complex.
Now, according to JESS3.com, 5.3 billion mobile devices are used across the globe and 22% of all mobile devices are smartphones with Nokia as the most popular of all smartphones. Just a few years ago, Facebook didn’t exist and now there are over 629 million registered users, 250 of which use Facebook mobile and Yelp has over 50 million unique visitors monthly. How the world has changed since days dominated by direct mail.
If you’re feeling like there is a lot to keep up with now, you’re right and this new infographic will bring to light the scope of why so many are feeling overwhelmed:
The conversation in 2010
Geosocial web circa 2009
The online conversation in 2008
Geosocial space circa 2007- we’ve come a long way