A surge of new technologies and social media innovations is altering the media landscape and changing the way people behave.
Over one million books are published worldwide every year. A
Google Book Search scanner can digitize 1,000 pages every hour.
Americans have access to: 1,000,000,000,000 web pages, 10,500
radio stations, 5,500 magazines, and well over 200 cable TV
There are 240,000,000
TVs in the US. More than 2,000,000 of them are in bathrooms.
is down 7 million over the last twenty five years, but in the
last five years, unique readers of online newspapers are up over
is in steep decline while digital advertising is growing
rapidly. More video was uploaded to YouTube in the last 2 months
than if ABC, NBC, CBS had been airing new content 24/7/365 since
1948 (when ABC started broadcasting).
The number of unique
visitors Myspace, YouTube, and Facebook receive every month,
collectively is over 250 million. None of these sites existed 6
years ago. Wikipedia launched in 2001 and now features over 13
million articles in more than 200 languages.