The Year In Social Media, A 2013 Recap [Infographic]

Social media has become a cornerstone of effective marketing strategy. Within five years, social media is expected to comprise, on average, 22% of overall marketing budgets. This year Youtube reached more 18-34 year olds than any cable network, vine sharing dropped on Twitter by almost 40% the day Instagram video launched, and “selfie” was dubbed word of the year. Check out the infographic below for more details and let us know in the comments what social media 2013 has meant for you and your business.

*courtesy of UK Infographic Design & Promotion Agency, Infographic Promotion

*image credit: sevendesignavenue

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Instagram Marketing

Instagram MarketingStarting October 27, learn how to gain likes and followers on one of the most popular social media platforms! In this course, you'll learn how to develop an Instagram strategy that will make your profile stand out and gain new followers, tell a brand story through photos, and use your Instagram profile to drive your sales and business objectives. Register now!