YouTube is the largest online video community in the world, and one of the Internet’s most visited sites. Created in 2005, this behemoth site continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Recently we have compiled the stats on some of the most interesting aspects of the site: it’s traffic, it’s demographics breakdown, as well as it’s most popular channels/videos — among other things.
Over the past several decades, companies were founded within large fixed facilities that, inside the concrete, glass and steel walls, contained all necessary business functions and employees for standard operations. Communicating outside of these compounds wasn’t easy because the technology wasn’t available or it came at a high cost. Employees made their way into the office, complete a day’s work, and headed home at night after a productive eight hours. But now, this centralized model is barely recognizable to most of us as it has been rendered useless with new advances in communication technology. As methods, speed, and options for communication blossomed and grew, businesses and their workforces evolved and adapted to newfound opportunities. Thus, the “mobile workforce” has emerged – a workforce so empowered by personal technology like phones and laptops, wireless internet and real-time data sharing.
NetProspex have tracked social media usage by the firms’ employees to develop a ranking of the 50 most “social” companies.
The infographic offers some additional information, as well. For example, they’ve measured what social networks are most popular among the employees of the US’s largest companies (LinkedIn comes out ahead of Facebook, and just 3% of employees belong to Twitter).
Hacking has become somewhat of an art form for those with the IT skills to unlawfully steal millions of dollars from companies. Whether it is about the money or simply the challenge, hackers are not individuals any company should ignore or underestimate. As an MBA candidate, it would be wise to learn more about the capabilities of hackers, and understand how much damage they can do to any business. This infographic can offer you and other prospective MBA candidates a short glimpse into the world of hacking, giving you an idea of what the past and present hold, as well as what you may have to one day deal with.