Social media rankings–why is Selena Gomez No. 1?

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On June 25th, Selena Gomez posted a photo to her Instagram account. The photo featured herself holding a coke bottle with the words “You’re the spark,” while the caption read “when your lyrics are on the bottle [emoji].” This photo became the most liked post in the history of Instagram, surpassing Justin Bieber’s March 2016 […]

Fastest Growing Social Media Networks

It’s no surprise to the average internet and mobile user that the rise of social media networks is continuing expand right before our eyes. With this in mind, have you ever wondered which social media network grows the fastest, or, which site has grown the most over the past few years? Today we have some […]

Social Media Facts and Statistics for 2016

As we continue to dive further into 2016, the social aspect of technology moves right along with us. 2015 was a big year in the tech world, so what can we expect as far as social media facts and statistics for 2016? You guessed, more social, for both online and mobile engagement… for everything! Before […]

Social Media Apps: Battle of the Generations

“Mom, you can’t zoom in on Instagram.” (Gives Mom phone the next day to show her a post), “Mom, you still can’t zoom in on Instagram!” Yep, we’re going there, generation gap when it comes to social media apps. If your a millennial, like me, how many times have you found yourself explaining the different […]

Favorite Celebrities to Follow on Twitter

Twitter is one of the popular social media that attracted millions of users around the globe. Numerous celebrities also use this as a form of socializing and interacting with their fans. If you are one of the Twitter users that utilize it regular, you can also follow your favorite celebrities and get updated with their […]

Celebrities Made Famous on Social Media

Few have been able to turn being Internet fame into legitimate careers. Most have fallen away faster than a LOLcat can cross your screen, but social media has been an invaluable tool in turning notoriety into celebrity. Sites like MySpace and Youtube take credit, or in some cases blame, for making quite a few celebrities famous and this week […]

The Bernie Sanders Social Media Movement

Barack Obama made history as the first presidential candidate to take advantage of social media as an effective campaign strategy. His team understood what user engagement meant and they implemented it to accomplish a goal: Obama logged 20 times as many retweets as Romney. The “Yes We Can” slogan gained more traction than anyone (including Obama himself) […]

Meerkat: is it a hype or just a very good idea?

Have you already checked out Meerkat? One of the hottest apps of the moment? No? Shame on you. Meerkat is a video/livestream-based app, fully integrated with Twitter. Meerkat uses the social graph of Twitter – which gives them instantly a big user base to work with it. The application appeared on the web a few weeks ago. […]

Surprising Ways Celebrities Use Social Media

It’s common knowledge that social media platforms provide two-way communication between celebrities and their fans. Katy Perry tweets to 65.8 million followers and Kim Kardashian shares Instagram pictures to 26.9 million followers. While celebrities use these channels to share daily activities and promote their latest work, others have utilized social media in more surprising ways. […]

2014’s Best Social Media Updates

The years come and go, but some social media platforms are here to stay.  While bug fixes are necessary, we’re even more thankful for the creative minds that work to keep improving social media. Below are our favorite social media updates in 2014 from Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook:   Snapchat   1st Place: Geofilters […]

Attention marketers: make the most out of social media posts

It’s time to get creative about the ways you can reach out to people when social media imposes restrictions upon you. Here are 5 examples of how marketers are winning at social media according to Garrett Sloane from Adweek: 1. Selling on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter A company named Zantler launched Shoppost which enables Amazon Webstore […]

5 social media trends that will change in 2015

Earlier this year Facebook  lost nearly one third of it’s users, people speculated this would be the end of its days, however, recent reporting reveals that Facebook has seen a record growth. In the third quarter of 2013 Facebook made nearly $2.96 billion in ad revenue and added nearly 100 million new users. What exactly […]

Chelsea Handler challenges Instagram with the butt of all jokes!

Chelsea Handler is at it again, this time she’s mocking Kim Kardashian. If you’ve been active online in the last 24 hours you’ll know what I’m talking about. Kim Kardashian attempting to #BreaktheInternet with her very well oiled bare backside when she posed for the cover for Paper Magazine. Handler never misses a beat when […]

‘Edgar’ stops social media posts from going to waste!

It’s a known fact that most of your social media updates are only seen by a fraction of your targeted audience. This is due to a variety of different factors. The failure to reach a larger audience forces social media marketers to update more frequently, this potentially could be viewed as a annoying by your […]

Why College Campuses are Yapping about the app Yik Yak

Yik Yak combines the most popular social media and app features on one platform: people share short, anonymous posts –which can receive an upvote or downvote– on location-specific feeds. However, while components may remind people of popular sites from Twitter to Reddit, Yik Yak distinguishes itself by targeting college campuses. While yaks typically share jokes, the app […]