Can you survive without Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or Google? I bet not, especially with Google and Youtube. Although as librarians, we have always been advocating to our users and students that Google is not the “almighty” search engine and placing a lot of emphasis on the difference between “high recall” vs “high precision”, I can safely claim on behalf of all librarians that Google (and Youtube) are still good tools that we can’t live without and that this will continue to be so for quite some time to come.
So how much growth have you and I contributed to the world of social media for the year of 2012? Check out this set of statistics compiled by Go-Globe.com: