Images Are Taking Over the World [Infographic]

 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” – Random Person Everybody Always Quotes

If your eyes have been open the past six months, you’ve witnessed the insane power image-sharing holds when it comes to the Internet and social media.  Between the explosion of Pinterest and Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, it’s clear that images have become the battleground of social media lately.

Images and Social Media

The infographic below details how powerful images are and why they are a must in your social media campaigns.

The infographic below by MDG Advertising does a great job detailing the impact images are having and why they dominate social media.  Some of the many topics covered:

  • Pinterest’s movement into and domination of the social media scene.
  • Facebook’s design overhaul to include cover images and features to make photos more prominent.
  • How images affect press releases, search engines, and e-commerce.

 

It’s All About the Images [infographic by MDG Advertising]

Infographic by MDG Advertising

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  • http://twitter.com/ShaneJones15 Shane Jones

    This is a great infographic!! It just goes to show how aesthetics are going to really impact things like web conversion and social engagement! I know my habits tend to revolve around the sites and interactions that involve really large, yet simple images. Internet marketers seem to just now be learning about these things with eCommerce sites like Fab.com really playing up large singular images for their navigation. I think it will even go as far as having design be a ranking factor for Google in the future, would certainly take out a lot of web spam! Great share Jon! Now i gotta get more images on my own blog, http://www.localsoccernews.com

  • http://twitter.com/ShaneJones15 Shane Jones

    Also just took me an extra minute to find the tweet button! (I know my own dumb fault, but was looking for it in the share bar! Just a consideration…)

    • http://mysocialgameplan.com/ Jonathan Payne

      Yeah, that’s definitely an experiment in the making!  I like having it where it is now, but I think it could be easy to miss and confusing with the share bar.  Maybe I’ll just throw it in both spots and live with some redundancy!  Thanks for the feedback and the comment below :)