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Social Media Day – June 30th!

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by Erin Peters

Mark your calendar. This year marks the fifth annual Social Media Day, created by Mashable!socialmediaday.logo.blue

On June 30th, #SMDay, thousands of people organize hundreds of meetups across the globe. From Austria to England, and Argentina to Peru, social media enthusiasts gather every June to participate in this global movement.

Mashable launched the event in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening constantly, all around us.

What can you do?Digital curate create

Embrace the 4 C’s of digital:

  • Creating

  • Curating

  • Connecting

  • Culture

Engage in the conversation with the official hashtag: #SMDay

Here are some recent social media statistics:

  1. According to Erik Qualman, author of “Socialnomics”, in 10 years, 40% of the Fortune 500 will no longer be here.
  2. Facebook has 1.28 Billion monthly active users
  3. 75% of the engagement on a Facebook post happens in the first 5 hours.
  4. Weekends are the most popular time to share Vines.
  5. 40% of YouTube traffic comes from mobile.
  6. B2B marketers using blogs generate 67% more leads.
  7. Twitter has 255 million monthly active users
  8. Google+ has 540 million monthly active users
  9. Instagram has 200 million monthly active users
  10. 20 Billion+ photos have been shared on Instagram to date
  11. Pinterest has 40 million monthly active users; 80% are female

We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media. The choice is how well we do it. – Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics

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