Almost a fifth of American adults – 19% – have tried video calling either online or via their cell phones.That figure comes from adding up the number of adults who said they either had made a video or teleconferencing call online (17% of adults have done that) or made video calls on their cell phones (6% of adults have done that).Will the law backfire, making children resent their parents instead?What does "frequently" mean, and how do you enforce that, anyway?In the internet realm, the video-calling has risen modestly from 20% of internet users in April 2009 to 23% of internet users in the summer 2010 survey.On any given day, 4% of internet users are participating in video calls, video chat, or teleconferencing, up from 2% in April 2009.Your community and customers are already discussing your brand, competitors, and industry – so, finding these conversations and tapping in is your first step to developing any solid, scalable global social media strategy.
As Chinese social media sites have evolved, global marketers have, too.
A month ago, under China’s new law dictating that all adult children have to go home and visit their elderly parents "frequently," a woman in Wuxi was ordered by a local court to see her 77-year-old mother, who had sued her for neglect.
The ruling: visits every two months, plus financial support.
All social networks listed below have a million users or more.
Their statistics about membership or monthly traffic were collected from recent public news reports.