Infographic: The Social Commerce Timeline | Digital Buzz Blog


Infographic: The Social Commerce Timeline | Digital Buzz Blog.


Here’s a nice infographic from Useful Social Media that shows the Social Commerce journey from back in February 2007 when the first virtual gift was sold on Facebook.
Some of the infographic highlights include:

Dec 2008 – Dell claimed $1 Million revenue in sales via Twitter
Jul 2009 – Facebook’s first retail transaction via 1800-Flowers
Jun 2010 – Disney launches group ticketing store on Facebook
Aug 2010 – Delta launches ticket purchases via Facebook
Jan 2011 – Living Social sells $20 Amazon vouchers for $10, selling over 1.3 million
Jul 2011 – Facebook stops Facebook Deals

This timeline shows how much growth Facebook commerce has enjoyed over the past few years and how important it’s going to be for 2012. Mark Zuckerberg commented, “If I had to guess, social commerce is the next area to really blow up.”

Have you done anything around social commerce yet?

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Hugues Rey. 20 années de passion et d'expérience dans le monde des agences médias et digitales. Hugues started his career in 1992 at Mindshare, where he morphed from a TV buyer into Head of Research. He moved to Initiative (Media agency) in 1998 where, after 2 years of leads in the R&D Department, he set up the digital planning and buying unit: FastBridge. His next move, in 2007, was internal in the IPG Group: Head of Digital Europe – Middle East – Africa. He finally joined Havas Media in 2010 as CEO. Hugues was from 1999 to 2011 Chairman of the Internet Comite of the CIM (Centre d’Information sur les Medias). He is now Charirman of the TV Comite. He is also founding father, Past-President & member of the board of the IAB Belgian Chapter. As from november 2012, Hugues is also president of the United Media Agencies (UMA). Hugues gives frequent lecture at  Belgian universities & schools. In 2012, he started a full week of lecture about Digital Communication in Saigon City (Vietnam). Moreover, International conferences speeches is one of his hobbies.

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