Did you know…
• It would take 28 years without sleeping to watch the videos uploaded to YouTube this week alone.
• Static information (books, articles, images) is rapidly changing and is transforming into knowledge flow
• There are more Canadians on Facebook than people living in New Zealand, Ireland, and Norway combined.
• At Facebook’s current growth rate, it will exceed the world’s population by 2014.
• 10 years ago it took 72 hours to download The Godfather. Today it takes 10 minutes. It still takes 3 hours to watch.
• There is a 14 percent growth of companies advertising each month
• There are now 200,000 Apps for SmartPhones… including apps to find a soul mate
• The net includes and unifies all the content
• Advertisement investments are done on the net
Truly, the statistics of change could go on forever. Okay, okay, maybe not forever, but don’t they appear everlasting? Along with changes comes new information. The media and society need to continuously stay updated with the changes of technology, and also need to figure out the most efficient way of communicating with whatever audience they have.
Positives of Growth
• Information is easy and fast to access.
• Society can be connected at all times.
• In the main cities of the world, people are connected for free.
• Newspapers, radios, and televisions will be/are financed by the state
• The electronic paper becomes of use, where anyone can read anything on plastic paper. It will be more convenient for traditional readers.
• Radio goes on the internet, which is nice for people like me to download music.
• We create more information every two days in the history of the planet before 2004. This can be a positive in terms of receiving an extensive amount of information. At the same time, it is hard to decipher whether that information is true or false.
• Multitasking is the norm. Teens multitask enough to squeeze 32 hours into 24.
• More options are available. By 2017, there will be over 7 trillion connected devises; 1,000 for each person alive.
Fortunately, there are companies out there who were already prepared for this technological change. CFgear is an innovative technology company focused on developing creative marketing solutions for universities, corporations, charities, and entrepreneurial start ups utilizing custom branded flash drives. CFgear’s products allow their buyers to adapt to the technological change by offering new forms of organization and high-quality flash drives. Their clients are essentially stress-free, not having to worry about their information crashing. In fact, less than one percent of their products have a problem, and for the less than one percent that does, CFgear offers a no-hassle satisfaction guarantee.
Although it may not be easy to adapt to these changes, there are a variety of companies that are willing to help.