Vine is Coming to Android

In fact, after its launch, Vine’s users grew by 50% in a month and by the end of February, Vine was being used by 2.66% of all iOS devices in the United States.

Facebook Charging Money for New Features

Facebook’s primary source for revenue has generally come from the enormous amounts of ad sales that they have made to countless companies that are looking for the incredible amount of exposure made possible through Facebook’s reported 1.11 billion active users. Though Facebook has certainly never been hurting for money and the majority of their services […]

Google+ Sign-In: Bringing App Activities to Google Search

When users search for your app, they often want to go deeper and see what in-app content fellow users find interesting. Today we’re making this possible by bringing app activity to Google search results.   Aggregate app activity for SoundCloud in Google Search. Soon, if you search for a site or app on (and […]

Exhibitors Wanted for Inside Social Apps Tech Job Fair on June 6, 2013

This June, social app professionals from across the nation will converge in San Francisco for Inside Social Apps, the largest conference dedicated to exploring the future of app distribution and monetization on social and mobile platforms. If your company wants an opportunity to network with and recruit from the brightest developers, marketers, designers, and managers, […]

Why authors should embrace Twitter

Mohsin Hamid was recently branded a “monster” for retweeting favourable reviews, but authors should learn to use Twitter to promote themselves, argues Matt Haig. Check out the original source here.

How to measure PR, parts 4-8

  Measuring PR and earned media has always been something of a challenge in the past, but thanks to digital marketing and metrics tools, it’s easier today to find the impact of PR, even with businesses that have significant offline components. In this series on the SHIFT blog, we’re looking at 7 different ways to […]

Improving The Activity Stream In Social Reports

We’ve redesigned the Google Analytics Social Reports to make it easier to see the conversations and activity happening surrounding your content on our Social Data Hub Partners. We’re introducing 2 new reports that make it easier to consume this data: Data Hub Activity Trackbacks The activity stream was previously available via drill down from the […]

Facebook tests redesigned share flow to help users choose where to post

Facebook is testing a new interface for how users share items on the desktop site, which includes more prominent options for where users can post the story. AllFacebook found that some users are seeing a new menu when they click Share beneath a post. Right away users can select whether they want to share the […]

Google Reader petition hits 100,000 signatures

The campaign to save the popular aggregator Google Reader is gaining force, with 100,000 people putting their names to on online petition in a bid to stop Google withdrawing the service. Check out the original source here.

Facebook tests yet another variation of Timeline

A new variation of the user Timeline design has been spotted this week, according to The Next Web. The new layout puts a user’s About info in a box to the left of their posts instead of in the header. Like other designs we’ve been seeing since October 2012, it organizes posts in a single […]

Twitter study: Women tweet more but men complain more

Women tweet more but men are bigger complainers, according to a new study of Twitter use. Women on Twitter talk more about personal matters, television programmes and work, the study found, while men are most likely to tweet about sport, gaming and news When it comes to tweets related to brands, women are far more likely than […]