At a press conference in SohoHouse Berlin yesterday, Depeche Mode anad Hublot Watches announced their partnership with Charity Water.
You can see the press conference here:
You can read more about the Hublot Depeche Mode watch here and about the Depeche Mode official statement here.
Read more about Charity Water here and please donate to the project here (you can use credit cars and PayPal).
Listen to the first three blog singles from the upcoming Depeche Mode album on New Music United:
Listen to a pre-release of the new album on iTunes and on Myvideo.de in Germany here.
Here are some global social media stats as an infographic. The numbers are staggering, of course. But to get the full picture you really need to include the Asian and the Russian services that are generating huge numbers themselves. Also, they forgot the blog platforms including Tumblr that is currently the de facto social network for all the cool kids. They are not on Facebook.
Click on the image to enlarge it.
Upcoming social network Pinterest just entered the US Top 50 list of web properties compiled by ComScore. If you break down the list into social networks operated by the owners, an interesting Top 10 list of social networks emerges. Google is the king of the web and unsurprisingly comes out on top. When will Yahoo! unfold the potential of Flickr? And for how long will Amazon, AOL, Apple and Microsoft (albeit an early Facebook investor) be absent from the social media landscape?
Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are the podium of social media. But this is how it looks like when you list the social networks based on traffic numbers of their mother companies:
- Google+ (Google Sites)
- Flickr (Yahoo!)
- YouTube (VEVO)
What this list illuminates, of course, is the potential of Google+ and Flickr. The absence of some very big players in the game. And the strength of LinkedIn, Twitter, Tumblr, etc. as “stand alone” destinations. Several of them attractive properties (like Instagram, who have already been eaten). Will the future consist of a plethora of segmented networks or a concentrated handful of preferred services?
And – the big question is – when will the Asian social media go global with English language versions?
To complete the Top 10 list I have added YouTube based on the VEVO traffic for “illustration purposes”. Properly, it should of course been a part of the Google Sites. I have omitted Last.fm operated by CBS Interactive. Eventually, Facebook and Instagram should be merged.
[Blog post inspired by Noel Bellen using Google Reader on Google+]
You can use the hash tag #depechemode2013 to get on the countdown web site here.
[via Bryan Black]
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