Monday, July 28, 2014

37 minutes to Number One

Being an overnight success was actually something that used to take years or even decades. Here is a modern story of success. It's truly amazing and shows the power of social media.

Shawn Mendes, a 15 year old from Texas, asked his huge Vine following to make his new song trend  on  twitter using  #ShawnToNumber. Within 37 minutes of release, his song shot to #1 on iTunes. Technology and social media are amazing. What an interesting age we live in.

Read the whole story on Mashable.

Here's Shawn on Vine.

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