I was reviewing many studies tonight on Social progress and thought these factoids were thought provoking!

  • 72% of businesses repot that they are deploying at least one social technology!  WOW!
  • Social networking is now 22% of all time online, 1 of every 4.5 minutes
  • Smartphone shipments will outcome PCs by 2012
  • Latin America, the Middle East, and China are now spending more time on social networking than email
  • Globally, the total minutes spent on social networks monthly grew more than 100% over the same time last year!
  • 9 of 10 business using Web 2.0 technology see measurable business benefits from its use
  • In 5 years, 89% of current global population will have a mobile device
  • The world spends more than 110 billion minutes on social networks and blog sites per month!