The fastest growth will come from the emerging markets of the world, especially the Middle East and Africa (where the base of social network users remains small) and Asia-Pacific.
Best Colleges Online created this infographic to bring to life American students that study abroad.
Spending on mobile internet advertising in the US will top all other countries in the world for the first time this year.
Ad spending in China will reach nearly $53B next year, surpassing total spending in Japan for the first time.
Mobile ad spending is on an even stronger growth trajectory, up 70.3% this year after a record rise of 144.8% in 2011.
Total media ad spending is set for a bump in growth this year due to the Olympics, eMarketer forecasts, with total spending set to reach $24.21 billion, up 4.5%.
Website Monitoring Blog put together this infographic chock full of Google+ statistics.
63% of consumers around the world believe that society’s obsession with youth has gotten out of hand.
36% of US news consumers (who have consumed any news in the past month) said they had used social media and blogs as a news source in the week prior to a Reuters Institute survey conducted in April and released in July 2012.
Digital ad spending will exceed £5.3 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach £6 billion in 2013, representing 14.2% and 10.9% year-over-year increases.