As a team of proactive Tweeters, LinkedIn-ers, and Youtube spectators, we're forever making a case for online networking and the traction it has in the Life Sciences. The Internet has become the go-to place for anyone looking to stay up-to-date with what’s going on in their industry, and this online culture isn't going to change anytime soon.
Globally, Twitter has grown to extraordinary heights, with its recent IPO, it is now valued at over $36bn and new figures suggest that there are now over 326 million active twitter users on the network - with an average of 500 million tweets per day. The professional network LinkedIn has seen a growth burst of up to 530 million members at present, or a 1,000% over the last 13 years - and was bought by Microsoft for $27 billion in 2016. What's most impressive is the growth of YouTube with nearly 400 hours of video uploaded every minute, providing the easiest kind of content to consume for a workforce on the move!
With so many active users on these channels and so much information to digest, who should you follow to get the most out of your social feeds? Whether you're a novice or ultra-popular influencer on social media, we here at Montrium thought that it might be helpful for our readers to learn more about the thought-leading individuals and organizations we follow in the Life Sciences and why you should follow them too!