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Microsoft's Yammer integrates Klout social networking scores - ZDNet (blog)

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Microsoft's Yammer integrates Klout social networking scores
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Yammer isn't just being used in Microsoft. According to Klout, over 85 percent of the Fortune 500 are deploying Yammer.

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Infographic: The Optimal Length for Every Social Media Update

Infographic: The Optimal Length for Every Social Media Update | Social Media | Scoop.it
The optimal length for social media posts and all other forms of online content. Get best practices for tweets, posts, blogs, and more.

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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, November 18, 8:00 AM

Door de big data van social media te bekijken, geeft deze infographic je inzicht in de optimale lengte van berichten en posts op social media ea. 

Paul Mendelsohn's curator insight, November 18, 9:24 AM

Another great infographic on social media. This one on effective word count. Summary, to quote Shakespeare, "Brevity is the soul of wit."

Reeda Malik's curator insight, December 21, 9:13 PM

Awesome representation of social media attention span metrics.

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12 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

12 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos | Social Media | Scoop.it

Photography has always been an integral part of web design. Unfortunately, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing crappy stock images of people in suits shaking hands. Not only are a lot of these stock photos tacky, but some of them cost money!

 

Thankfully, there’s been a growing number of websites with beautiful stock photography popping up all over the web. Best of all, they’re free.

In this post, we’ve curated a list of awesome websites for free stock photos.


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Evolution of Storytelling | Visual.ly

Evolution of Storytelling | Visual.ly | Social Media | Scoop.it

Evolution of storytelling created for iversity.com.

Origins of storytellingAncient Egyptian storiesAncient Greek poetsShadowplay in AsiaTroubadoursPrinting pressShakespeare's playsMovies & radioGolden age of tvInternetTransmedia storytellingAlternate reality games
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Marta Torán's curator insight, April 6, 5:56 AM

Genial!

Clare Treloar's curator insight, April 10, 6:04 PM

Another interesting infographic

Andrea Robotti's curator insight, July 1, 5:04 AM

Interessante excursus storico sullo storytelling...ma ci rendiamo conto che andando indietro di millenni la la storia dell'uomo è sempre stata accompagnata dalal necessità di raccontarsi?

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2014: The Numbers Behind Social Media [infographic]

2014: The Numbers Behind Social Media [infographic] | Social Media | Scoop.it
Whether you use them for reaching potential customers, interact with people, or to generate content, Social Media is a power tool for businesses. Check out some of the most popular online networks and how much of an impact they each have.

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Daniel Vince's curator insight, March 24, 2:30 PM

Another interesting infographic showing the potential and scale of social media.

Sylvie Bédard's curator insight, October 7, 5:02 PM

Toujours intéressant de rester à jour!

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INFOGRAPHIC: The risk of posting in social networks

INFOGRAPHIC: The risk of posting in social networks | Social Media | Scoop.it
INFOGRAPHIC: The risk of posting in social networks. You have the right to remain private. Anything you post can and will be used against you.

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Kaitlyn Kaminski's curator insight, March 13, 5:13 PM

Something that students should know.

Dawn Matheson's curator insight, April 30, 10:16 AM

Fascinating and frightening all at the same time ... especially when you think about it in the context of kids, who are less likely to be descreet about their real name, location, and plans.

Investors Europe Stock Brokers's curator insight, September 3, 2:56 AM

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@investorseurope Online Trading Paradigm

@offshorebroker Nominee Trading Accounts
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Desktop DEMO : http://www.investors-europe.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/iemt4setup.exe

https://www.facebook.com/globalstockbrokers

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The Social Media Wars [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Social Media Wars [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media | Scoop.it

Social media has become an essential part of our daily lives, but, with so many networks out there fighting for our attention which networks are we really using? Overall, 72% of adults over the age of 18 used a social network in 2012. Currently Facebook is still the most popular site with 62% of adult global Internet users actively logging in, with nearly half of these users active on Twitter too...


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Greg Bonsib's curator insight, January 15, 9:26 AM

Big changes from 2005 to 2012.  Betting on bigger shifts in future years...

Harkrisyati Kamil's curator insight, January 20, 10:29 PM

Make sure that you understand the target audience and i dentify the social media they prefer. In Indonesia, the total internet user reach 23,% out of the total population and mostly are young people, 15-19 years old.Recently, we have seen the growth of Twitter users . This is an opportunity for librarians to  a good opportunity for librarian to reach more audience

Siri Anderson's curator insight, January 26, 2:20 PM

I find it interesting to note parallels and contrasts between use of social networks in f2f environments and online environments.  In some instances the online version works better for those who flounder in person. In some cases people who love the real world interactions disparage the online ones. But for most of us, there seems to be a parallel in our patterns and style it would seem. Where should children "learn" how to do this, or is that lesson beside the point at this time?

 

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Infographic: Twitter Users Are 3x More Likely to Follow Brands than Facebook Users

Infographic:  Twitter Users Are 3x More Likely to Follow Brands than Facebook Users | Social Media | Scoop.it

" According to an Infographic by Twilert, which analyzed Twitter for brand engagement by users, summarized data points and stats emphasizing on the vitality of Twitter in brand marketing. A few more interesting findings are listed at the article link. "


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Steve Mattison's curator insight, January 3, 10:35 AM

Would have never guessed this to be true.

Perrine Clobus's curator insight, January 6, 4:26 AM

Interesting to know...

Carlos Polaino Jiménez's curator insight, January 20, 8:34 AM

Datos importantes a la hora de realizar un proyecto de gestión de imagen en redes sociales

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Lapse It - Time Lapse for Mobile

Lapse It - Time Lapse for Mobile | Social Media | Scoop.it

Events such as movement of clouds, the rising and setting of the sun, a party with your friends, even individual activities or anything else that you can imagine. You will see them in a new way and otherwise undetectable patterns will emerge.

 


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flea palmer's curator insight, October 10, 2013 6:55 AM

This looks great and it's free! Have just downloaded it. Could be a nice touch for presentations and student projects. Will try later...

olgadiez's curator insight, October 10, 2013 1:26 PM

Esta aplicación permite captar con el móvil películas a gran velocidad, lo que puede servir para explicar procesos, como la formación de nubes, una puesta de sol, el desarrollo de un dibujo, o un experimento etc.  

Tony Gough's curator insight, October 14, 2013 2:48 AM

A useful addition to your camera apps!

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Photoshop alternatives | Use free photo-editing software to achieve complex effects

Photoshop alternatives | Use free photo-editing software to achieve complex effects | Social Media | Scoop.it

Adobe’s Photoshop is the gold standard when it comes to photo-editing software – the preferred tool for many graphic designers and photographers. But many of the complex features that once only a Photoshop pro could do, can now be achieved using basic, free software that comes with your computer or downloaded from the Web. Think cropping, resizing, color adjustments, filters, red-eye removal, and automatic enhancements.

 

In fact, a lot of useful photo-editing features are built into online photo-sharing sites like Google+ and Flickr. However, what if you want to quickly apply one or two effects without having to become a Photoshop guru? We’ve found and tested a few online alternatives that won’t require you to fire up any photo-editing apps....


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Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, September 23, 2013 8:48 AM

good alternatives to Photoshop for the entry level to advanced user

Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, October 1, 2013 12:08 PM

Cool tools here..

Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, October 25, 2013 8:41 AM

Great free photo editing tools here

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The State of Twitter in 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The State of Twitter in 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media | Scoop.it
Since its inception over seven years ago, Twitter has built a community of over 200 million monthly active users, and over 170 billion tweets have been posted in total.

On average, users spend 170 minutes on the site each month and have 208 followers. Twitter is also undergoing a mobile revolution with 80% of its users accessing the site via a mobile device. 63% of brands use multiple Twitter accounts, with YouTube leading the way as the most-followed brand with 33 million followers...


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Amazing how Social Media especially Twitter have exploded over such a short period of time!

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9Dotstrategies's curator insight, September 11, 2013 11:12 PM

About the State of Twitter in  2013....

 

Mehdi BH's comment, September 12, 2013 5:03 AM
Interesting !
Samantha Kelly's curator insight, September 14, 2013 7:32 AM

Twitter has changed my life and opened up a whole new world! In Ireland there are over 81k active users.

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29 Content Strategy Offers Ideas You’ve Never Dreamed Of

29 Content Strategy Offers Ideas You’ve Never Dreamed Of | Social Media | Scoop.it

Here are some creative ideas to help you kick your content strategy for lead generation up a notch or two.


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Stefano Principato's curator insight, August 28, 2013 6:43 AM

What are some of the most creative offer ideas you’ve used in your content strategy?

malek's curator insight, August 28, 2013 9:23 AM

A new approach to add more visual and creative content going after the growing segment interested in much more than words.

 

Bruce McDuffee's curator insight, August 28, 2013 5:31 PM

Some good ideas here about types of content that educate and resonate.

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Storytelling With Infographics

Let's talk about the power of visual communication and the age of infographics. Here's why infographics are so appealing and popular.

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A great video of the power of Infographics is sharing information, marketing, social media and learning!  Take the 2:20 minutes to watch.

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Ruedi Grob's curator insight, August 2, 2013 6:22 AM

Visuelle Reize sollten vermehrt und besser genutzt werden!

Sue Alexander's curator insight, August 3, 2013 11:09 PM

Great information about the power of visual communication. Artists since the dawn of man have known and used this power; technology raises the bar.

Kimberly House's curator insight, August 11, 2013 7:30 AM

Tap into the power of visual learning! I love infographics and I'm happy that they are becoming more and more plentiful and easier to find. 

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How People Use the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

How People Use the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media | Scoop.it
Today, around the world more people have mobile phone subscriptions than have access to electricity and safe drinkable water. Today, almost a third of the world's population uses the internet (a 528.1% growth since 2000!

 

So what are we doing with all the time we spend online, and how do we know all that time is being spent in useful ways?

For many of us, the internet is among the first things we experience after we wake; in fact, 75% of users are online before 9 a.m. Over 75% of people in the US own a laptop, 53% a smart phone, and 31% a tablet. Email is the most common action performed by people on their laptops, while search is the top action for mobile phone and tablet users. 72% of people like to play games on their tablets while 70% use their mobile phones for social media. Where do we use these devices? 72% of people use their mobile phones while traveling, and 64% use them in restaurants and coffee shops. As for tablets, 88% of people use their devices in the living room, 79% in the bedroom.

 

Find more statistics and data at the infographic or article link.


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LETP's curator insight, August 4, 2013 8:10 PM

Some useful facts! :)

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, August 5, 2013 4:50 AM

Very informative. Thank you for sharing.

9Dotstrategies's curator insight, September 3, 2013 11:25 PM

How People Use the Internet?

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The 5 Basic Landing Pages Every Content Marketer Should Consider Having

The 5 Basic Landing Pages Every Content Marketer Should Consider Having | Social Media | Scoop.it
Landing Pages for Content Marketing

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, November 3, 9:39 AM

For more resources on Social Media & Content Curation visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

Benjamin Labarthe-Piol's curator insight, November 3, 12:41 PM

Critical topic

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How to Use Google Plus for Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Use Google Plus for Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media | Scoop.it

Neil Patel: "Whether you like or hate Google Plus, you have no choice but to leverage it. Why? Because Google owns it!

 

As the most popular site in the world, Google can really help boost your revenue. Having the top rankings can mean the difference between being in business and being out of business".


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wanderingsalsero's curator insight, June 15, 8:26 PM

You know... I REALLY have a hard time feeling friendly toward Google.  Or YouTube, for that matter.  They're both arrogant as the day is long.  I mean, where else would any sane person do business with somebody where you couldn't even talk directly to a manger...let alone the 'owner'.

 

They get all pissy and and toss people off of their platforms with virtually zero recourse at all while at the same time giving the government any and all information they want while ALSO taking our information and using it either (a) for their own purposes and/or (b) against us.

 

That's good service?

 

I recall hearing that Google+ is changing into another animal now that the original founder has departed.  That's the way these guys do it.  They're digital 'pushers'.... get you hooked and then raise the price.

Gareth Harris's curator insight, June 16, 6:35 AM

Do you use Google+? This article shows wow to Use Google Plus for Marketing.

Sara Greenfield's curator insight, June 20, 8:30 AM

What a fantastic Infographic

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Best Places to Find Free Images Online

Best Places to Find Free Images Online | Social Media | Scoop.it
If you are frequently sharing images online it’s essential to have a list of go-to websites where you can quickly and effectively find free images. Here's my 16 best!

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Heather Thompson's curator insight, May 6, 5:44 PM

Thank  you 

BookChook's curator insight, May 7, 4:57 AM

Some new image editors on this list. 

sarah's curator insight, May 12, 4:10 AM

utile pour nos UD´s.

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Curation: Tips And Tricks With Scoop.it-Rescoop And Tags

Curation: Tips And Tricks With Scoop.it-Rescoop And Tags | Social Media | Scoop.it
. . WHAT is Curation And What Is NOT Curation? . . . Most of people know WHAT "Aggregation" is, it is the simplest way to share links, YOU just forward it! BUT that is NOT "Curation", most people d...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 25, 11:49 AM


Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Curation


Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, February 26, 12:51 PM

I definitely need to start looking at my tags. 

Alison Hewett's curator insight, February 28, 3:56 PM

Curation versus mere aggregation, useful reminder.

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What Social Networks Should You Use in 2014? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Social Networks Should You Use in 2014? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media | Scoop.it
We’re now into a whole new year – but which social networks should have your full attention this year?

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Amy Williamson's curator insight, February 5, 5:43 AM

A must read for anyone working in social media!

Marianne Naughton's curator insight, February 20, 1:54 PM

Thanks

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 30, 9:16 AM

Do you wonder where to put most of your online time for the best reach to viewers? Here is helpful info to help you decide.

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Content For SEO: A Visualization of Modern Search Ranking Factors [Infographic]

Content For SEO: A Visualization of Modern Search Ranking Factors [Infographic] | Social Media | Scoop.it

'The nuts and bolts that make up search engine optimization all hold the frame together, and that frame is content.

 

However, it’s much bigger than that.Without those nuts and bolts, such as inbound links, social signals, microformats, and citations, the content itself is nothing more than a pile sheet metal that can’t do anything.

 

As we continue to explore the ways that content can help with SEO, it’s important to note that even the infographic below by Fat is only one side of the content equation'.

 

Read More At: http://automotiveseo.org/visualization-modern-search-ranking-factors/


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munozbosch's curator insight, December 31, 2013 4:37 AM

Muy buena explicación sobre como se gestiona el contenido para SEO

Chris Murray's curator insight, January 2, 11:05 PM

Great infographic on Content....

MaaS Pros UK's curator insight, January 15, 5:59 AM

 A website is an online identity for your business. The content of your website must have the power to draw the attention of millions of Internet users worldwide. High quality and unique content is what an effective website must have.

http://www.maasprosfranchising.com/uk/content-writing/

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The Rise of Google [Infographic]

The Rise of Google [Infographic] | Social Media | Scoop.it
Did you know that Google raked in $50 billion in 2012? It has come a long way its early days, back when it was known as BackRub.

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, December 14, 2013 5:32 PM

Funny. On the day of the Facebook offering I heard major players discuss how they were doubling down on Google while limiting their Facebook investments confirming a trend everyone in my tribe of Internet marketers felt - Google's resurgence. Great infographic here showing just how broad, wide and powerful Google's "resurgence' is and we are only half way through the second act.

John Thomas's curator insight, February 7, 7:39 AM

The Rise of Google [Infographic] |

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7 Infographics: Kickstarter Facts, Figures & Statistics

7 Infographics:  Kickstarter Facts, Figures & Statistics | Social Media | Scoop.it

Crowdfunding is on the rise, and Kickstarter is leading the pack. Not only is the trend increasing but, it I’ve noticed that the word “kickstart” has replaced some of the actual terms used when referring to other areas of crowdfunding.

 

Kickstarter Stats:

over 5 million daily visitors3700 ongoing projects funded$18 Million of fundingMultiple projects cross the $1 million thresholdFilm and Video, Games, Music, and Technology are the largest Categories
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Iron Dane Richards's comment, September 23, 2013 8:19 AM
In my latest book on business credit it discusses the value of crowd-funding and Indigogo as they will fund anything unlike Kickstarter that specializes in Media oriented endeavors.
Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, September 23, 2013 10:21 AM
Good insight from Iron Dane Richards. Easier to create a sure takeaway from Indigogo too since they will let campaigns increase the house take and walk away with something where Kickstarter is all or nothing. Either the campaign meets its goals or it gets nothing. 42% of the campaigns on Kickstarter meet their goals and most campaigns are funded at $10,000 or below.
Brett.Ashley.Crawford's curator insight, October 28, 2013 12:18 PM

Nonprofits are also looking to crowdfunding -- but it has a dark underbelly as well.

 

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Infographic: The Blogconomy and Blogging Stats

Infographic: The Blogconomy and Blogging Stats | Social Media | Scoop.it

This infographic has some interesting data and statistics regarding blogging. For example, 61% of US consumers have made a purchase based on a blog post.

 

See the graphic for more..


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 17, 2013 6:23 PM

Valuable reference point for bloggers. Another H/T to Lauren Moss for sharing it.

jmwakasege's curator insight, September 25, 2013 11:54 PM

Very detailed infographic to date about blogging.

Rosemary Davey's curator insight, September 30, 2013 6:53 AM

Looking forward to seeing how ENv2 changes this dynamic.

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Infographic: Twitter Sizes and Dimensions Cheat Sheet 2013

Infographic: Twitter Sizes and Dimensions Cheat Sheet 2013 | Social Media | Scoop.it
The folks at Online Circle Digital team have created The Ultimate Social Media Cheat Sheet Series: The Twitter Sizes and Dimensions Cheat Sheet 2013.

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Monica McPherrin's curator insight, August 29, 2013 8:10 PM

Loving some of the new changes to Twitter.

Andy Birkitt's curator insight, August 30, 2013 5:52 AM

These are always handy to have and are well worth keeping somewhere ready for use.

Bart van Maanen's curator insight, August 30, 2013 4:13 PM

Handig, even de formaten en max. karakters voor je Twitter profiel op een rijtje.

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Manners Matter Netiquette [Infographic]

Manners Matter Netiquette [Infographic] | Social Media | Scoop.it
Find out more about the do's and don'ts on online manners. For more information about internet issues visit Knowthenet today.

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Charles Newton's curator insight, August 19, 2013 5:17 PM

Could be a very useful discussion starter

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, August 21, 2013 8:42 AM

Helpful infographic to reinforce net behavior and digital literacy!

Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, August 24, 2013 1:32 PM

A good discussion starter - a reminder that people are important. The internet isn't a humanless void. 

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Take A Look At What Happens Every Single Minute On The Internet

Take A Look At What Happens Every Single Minute On The Internet | Social Media | Scoop.it
Early last year we learned that one hour of YouTube is uploaded every second. It was a bracing reminder of just how many people are spending their time online simultaneously.

 

Created by rewards site Qmee, the infographic "Online In 60 Seconds" is a pie chart that shows off the sheer amount of online activity that takes place every single minute. The amount of YouTube videos uploaded has already increased from January 2012's 60 hours per minute to 72. Additionally, over 1.8 million things are liked on Facebook, and 278 thousand bon mots tweeted. Not depicted in the chart: the amount of work that is going undone while all of these items are being viewed.


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Amanda Hoffmann's curator insight, August 10, 2013 11:32 AM

INTERESTING!

Sois Islam's comment, August 25, 2013 12:39 AM
hello, thnxz for viewing !
Sois Islam's comment, August 25, 2013 12:39 AM
Dear Mr. Mithu thanks for the action.