Last year’s fasting growing social network keeps getting bigger. Since its beginnings four years ago, Snapchat has expanded the platform to not only disappearing photos, but also Live stories, Snapcash, and Discover. With advertising options ranging from geofilters to video ads on Discover, the app has benefited multiple industries while maintaining a loyal following. A […]
In 2004, Mark Zuckerberg created theFacebook for fellow Harvard University students to “search for people at your school, find out who are in your classes, look up your friends’ friends, and see a visualization of your social network.” The social network soon included other universities, then high schools, then finally work networks. According to a […]
Instagram versus Facebook! L2 and Olapic, the social marketing technology firm, performed a survey to see just how well brands are performing on social media – specifically Instagram and Facebook. The survey focused on 250 of the world’s top brands, and Facebook tops more than 2 million advertisers. One finding is that Instagram is becoming the new favorite platforms […]
The calm after the World Cup storm: Americans return to their preferred sports, Google’s homepage transitions back to its traditional look, and #WorldCup has finally fallen off the trending radar. Now, social media networks and analysts reflect on the record-breaking event with charts, articles and videos. Twitter scored 672 million tweets during the tournament. Twitter […]
With social media adoption growing daily, so are the numbers of consumers using social media to reach out to brands when they have a problem. Whether it’s Facebook or Twitter, a complex problem, or one that can be solved in 2 minutes it’s important to be prepared.
This year, LinkedIn has over a billion users. It’s a huge piece of the social media pie! It is a hub for employers, the employed, and well.. everyone who wants to be employed! LinkedIn has been around since 2003, but it’s really picking up speed this year by integrating new features. Not just for people, brands and companies are setting up pages and reaching out.
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A really great infographic, created by Wishpond, that discusses User interaction on Google+. Google+ is now the world’s second most popular social media platform, which is surprising because only 8% of Americans have a G+ profile. But G+ is here to stay and it is still growing. Brands are setting up pages and interacting too!
Infographic by Best Masters in Education: “Increasingly, teachers and schools are attempting to leverage the engaging qualities of Social Media for use in the classroom and beyond – connecting students, teachers, and parents better than ever before.”
A recent survey conducted by Emedia.com and XpertHR shows that social media use on the whole continues to rise. Also on the rise is the number of individuals who use social media while they are at work and the number of employers who use it for recruiting purposes.
As 75% of the companies do not optimize email for mobiles yet, they continue to lose out on the ROI!
If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones, think again: social media is the easiest, fastest and most explosive way to transmit and receive information! Heres an infographic that breaks it all down for you. Original article here