If you can get beyond the weirdly ear-achy music (reminds me orf the air-raid drills we had in elementary school, where we had to huddle under our desks) and just read the statistics in the YouTube video below, you’ll see that social media is not just in a state of flux, it’s the harbinger of a tsunami of change.

Facebook has a larger population that China? Who knew, but I guess it makes sense. 92% of children under the age of two have a digital prsence. Of course, when you think of all the photos proud relatives post. How many pets are there with social media accounts? Probably thousands.

personal-943873_1280The video, by Erik Qualman, author of Social Media Revolution 2015, showcases the power of social and mobile technology.

The data are from his bestseller, Socialnomics. He’s been a keynotre speaker at conference hosted by anyone who’s anybody – corporations large and small, around the world.

Erik says: It’s estimated by 2017 that over 60% of the content we consume on our mobile devices will be video content.

He doesn’t just predict the future of communications, he also blogs about how to get better at it. Check out some of his posts – they cover a gamut of interesting topics, including cyber-bullying and bad reviews.

7 Tools to Get Smart with Your Digital Reputation

13 Musts to Look Best on Video

7 Secret Facts about Twitter

The 9 Keys to Business Blogging Success

One Simple E-mail Tip to Double Your Efficiency (Get more sleep)

There’s even a blog post about what not to eat or drink if you’re doing a keynote speech (beyond beans and fatty foods).

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