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From Cave Paintings To Twitter – Social Media And The Future Of Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that the human brain processes visual information up to 60,000 times faster than plain text?

Smart marketers caught on to this fact a long, long time ago. From our earliest days of cave drawings (arguably the first “promotional” message) and smoke signals to Facebook and Twitter, we have learned that people understand and remember images at a significantly greater rate than written information, or even sound. And, in this modern, social world, this science has never been clearer.

This infographic from Optimal Targeting takes a closer look at the future of marketing.

(Source: Optimal Targeting.)

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