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Computing and Information Science
CIS 2050
Garvin Blair

CIS*2050 Study Notes Unit 1 Social Media Video 2013 – YouTube:  Facebook has 1 billion members making it the third largest country in the world under China and India, and above the USA  Over 50% of the world‟s population is under 30 years old  Each day 20% of Google searches have never been searched before  In 10 years over 40% of the Fortune 500 will no longer be here  Social Media has become the #1 activity on the Web  Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google are NOT welcome in China  1 in 5 couples meet online and 3 in 5 gay couples meet online  1 in 5 divorces are blamed on Facebook  The Ford Explorer Launch on Facebook generated more traffic than a Super Bowl Ad  Generation Y and Z consider e-mail passé (@)  Some universities have stopped distributing e-mail accounts  Kindergartens are learning on iPads  69% of parents are “friends” with their children on social media  92% of children under the age of 2 have a Digital Shadow  Every second 2 new members join Linkedin, that‟s like the entire enrolment of the Ivy league joining Linkedin everyday  Social gamers will buy $6 billion in virtual goods by 2013  Moviegoers will buy $2.5 billion in real goods  YouTube is the 2 largest search engine in the world  Every minute 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube  If Wikipedia were made into a book it would be 2.25 million pages long  97% of Pinterest fans are women  53% of people on Twitter recommend products in their Tweets  90% of consumers trust peer recommendations, only 14% trust advertisements  Socialnomics = Word of Mouth on Digital Steroids  New Yorkers received tweets about an east coast earthquake 30 seconds before they felt it  We will no longer search for products and services…they will find us via social media.  93% of marketers use social media for business  “The ROI of Social Media is your business will still exist in 5 years.” – Erik Qualman  Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have more Twitter followers than the entire populations of Germany, Turkey, South Africa, Canada, Argentina, and Egypt  Babies in Egypt have been named Facebook and Twitter He Sent the First Text Message 20 Years Ago:  Mike Papworth of Montreal sent the first text message 20 years ago  The 22-year-old engineer on the job at a software company in England one December was assigned to send a text message which said “Merry Christmas”  “What has God wrought.” Which Samuel Morse composed for his first telegraph message  Alexander Graham Bell‟s telephone message was “Mr. Watson, come here”  In the two decades since, text messaging – or SMS, for short message service – has brought down U.S. legislators, spawned political intrigue, and been used to set up trysts and to vote for TV contestants  Texts helped organize the protests of the Arab Spring and connect rebels in Syria; one photograph sho
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