The U.K.-driven Social Media Benchmark, a study that explores how marketers are adapting to, investing in and getting value from social media, released this infographic in February. The next wave of its online survey began in March.
The Internet 2002-2012: What a difference a decade makes
A decade ago, the big social networking story was Friendster with a whopping 3 million users. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer had 95 percent market share. And less than 600 million people were online globally … fewer than Facebook users alone in 2012. In a glorious animated GIF from BestedSites: The change a decade makes in Internet time.