Official Google CPG Blog: Think with Google: ‘Word of Mouth’ study shows Google directly informs 146 million brand conversations a day
It turns out that while most people still talk about brands face to face, their conversations are informed by the Internet more than any other media source. And, when they’re online, users go to search sites more than any other. This is even more true after conversations, especially those sparked by TV. People follow up by searching for more information and prices more than any other online activity including social media.