The Social Media Economy Explained By The Onion [Video]

Social Media is the driving force behind the new economy! 

Everyone knows that, but what does it mean, exactly? Nobody knows. 

And that's okay because in the ideal future, we'll all be robots anyway. 

These wonderful pearls of wisdom are found in a wise and hilarious new video from The Onion, titled "Using Social Media To Cover For Lack Of Original Thought." The 3:37 minute talk, uploaded today and already "going viral," is part of an ongoing series titled Onion Talks, which aims to make TED Talks irrelevant.

Cameron Hughes covers all the bases a social media consultant needs to know, from Branded Facebook and Twitter pages, the rise of botting, how to increase your clients Internet presence, and even, how to be good at your job without even doing anything.

Check it out below: