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Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook

The Realtime Report

Tumblr is more popular than Facebook among young social media users, according to a recent survey by Posterous co-founder Garry Tan. Out of an impressive field of social sites – including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat – Tumblr was the favorite social network for the two age groups surveyed, ages 13-18 (teens) and 19-25 (young adults).

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

What the best day of the week is for Facebook posting? Find the answers to those questions and many, many more in this collection of 72 fascinating social media marketing facts and stats for 2012. This means that for every Facebook share, only nine people visited the story. LinkedIn generates more leads for b2b companies than Facebook, Twitter or blogs. Facebook.

Top Social Media Stats of 2012

The Realtime Report

Facebook User Worth Up To $118   (Feb 3): According to Facebook’s SEC filings, the site now has over 845 million active monthly users. Analysts are estimating that the company’s IPO could value the social network at between $75 and $100 billion.  At the high end, that means the market would place the value of the content and other interactions produced by the average Facebook user at $118. UPDATE: At Facebook’s current valuation of $57.4 UPDATE: By Nov 2012, Tumblr reached 20 billion pageviews per month. billion internet users by the end of 2012.

Realtime Olympics: 60% of London 2012 Visits Came Via Mobile; Facebook Was 2nd Highest Traffic Source

The Realtime Report

A new compilation of stats from the 2012 Olympic Games reveals that 60% of visits to the official London 2012 Games website and apps came from mobile devices. The London 2012 stats – showing engagement across 77 digital products - were compiled by Alex Balfour, the head of new media for London 2012. London 2012 on Facebook, Twitter and Beyond.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 80 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month. Tumblr is now “pushing more than 20 billion page views a month” said CEO David Karp at GigaOM’s Roadmap 2012 conference. Social Media Statistics #RLTM scoreboard social networking statistics TumblrThe #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via  TechCrunch. via  China Daily.

How Campbell’s Go Targets Millennials On Facebook, Tumblr, Spotify, BuzzFeed And Mobile Games

The Realtime Report

The campaigns reaches across multiple social platforms, including Facebook, Tumblr, BuzzFeed, Spotify and mobile gaming. Other social media efforts for Campbell’s Go include: Tumblr: Campbell’s Go has its own Tumblr page, which features similar content to the Facebook page. The page, just launched in October, already has over 110,000 fans.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This means that more than 250 million tweets and 800 million Facebook status updates are now published every single day. 48% of these consumers responded to a retailer’s offer posted on Facebook or Twitter. Reddit and Tumblr are among the “youngest” networks, with half or more of users under 35 years old. 66% use Facebook while 54% utilize Twitter. Pingdom ).

Social Networking Stats: Twitter & Politics In 2012, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 84 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Twitter & Politics: A 2012 Recap. On Tuesday, Twitter released a recap of the past year  – 2012: Year on Twitter. The tweet garnered not only the most retweets in 2012, but the most retweets in history (over 817,000, as reported by the Washington Post.).

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to those questions and many more here in almost three dozen of the best social media tips, how-to guides, lists and reports of 2012 so far. Pinterest is doing a great job of driving traffic, leads, and sales,” Jesica Meher outlines six benefits of Pinterest, from generating inbound links to integration with existing Twitter and Facebook accounts. Get a dog.

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Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr

Mindjumpers

For brands with a presence on Facebook, Twitter etc., it is becoming increasingly popular to make use of advertising. In this post, we look at the ad opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, beginning with Twitter that offers three different ad products. Tumblr. Tumblr has begun to offer paid advertising. This To read more about marketing on Tumblr, click here.

How To Start A Blog In 2012

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Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex. Afterall, you can Blog on your Facebook page, you can micro-Blog with Twitter or video Blog on YouTube. You can even Blog using tumblr - which is a hybrid online social network and Blogging platform - or you can Blog for an existing online publisher like The Huffington Post. How to start a Blog in 2012: Choose the right platform. While we do live in a world of RSS feeds and links tossed around via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, the best Blogs are designed well. facebook. tumblr. Always.

Five Tools to Prep You for 2012

Spin Sucks

Following are some examples of how five new technologies are being used…and how they can help you prep for 2012. Instagram + Tumblr. While Instagram and Tumblr are two separate tools, they’re combined here to give you new and different ideas. You can then set it to upload to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, email, Foursquare, Posterous, or Tumblr. Pinterest.

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The State of Social Media In The UK

Mindjumpers

Tweet Beginning of 2012 has brought in a lot of predictions and opportunities. UK Facebook statistics. Facebook now has a reach of just over 30 million unique users for the UK. 25-34 year olds are now the largest age group on Facebook as we enter 2012, with users under 17 years making up just 5% of the user base. LinkedIn. The losers.

Social Tip: Organizing Photos In The New Facebook Timeline

SocMed Sean

With the rollout of the new Facebook timeline to most users, there has been a lot of confusion about how you used to do things in Facebook and how you do them now. Because I upload a lot of photos to Facebook from my phone, every photo lands in my “Mobile Uploads” folder (also known as an album) by default. –Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This!

How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant

Waxing UnLyrical

After surpassing 1 billion users this past month, Facebook has become an institution that appears to have some staying power. But there is a lingering issue that threatens Facebook’s dominance even more than advertising revenue and stockholder discontent. share two things on Facebook: pictures of my kids and links to my writing. Facebook is no longer sacred.

2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter

Blue Focus Marketing

week ago, Tom announced the 2012 #Nifty50 Women on his Webbiquity blog , and now I am pleased to announce the winning 2012 #Nifty50 Men. So, without further ado, here are the 2012 #Nifty50 Men, each of whom has represented the technology world on Twitter with class, dedication and integrity. The size of the company or the number of people it employed did not matter. Jeffrey L.

Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

Every time I hear of companies blocking Blogging Sites, Facebook, Twitter, and other Social Media sites, it makes me wonder what curmudgeon or poorly informed leader is calling the shots and what experience drove them to make the decision. Incoming search terms: corporate hypocrisy are zappos employees allowed to access facebook? Hmmm…slight change in position, eh? Digg this!

Teens on Social Networks: Facebook Wins, But Twitter Is Narrowing the Gap

The Realtime Report

A recent Piper Jaffray survey of American teens revealed that Facebook is still the most popular social network among this age group – but Twitter is following close behind. Teens were asked to rank social networks in order of preference (from 1 to 3) from a list including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and LinkedIn. What do you think?

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012. How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing. The most interesting wave hitting the social web in 2012 is social curation. Similarly, Tumblr (2007) mixed long, medium, and short form content with an additional affordance "re-blog". Summary: 2012 Will Be The Year of Curated Sets. Elad Blog.

Social Networking Stats: 42% of Those With Foursquare App Are Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 83 million blogs. via  Tumblr. million users in July 2012 (on Android/iPhone), up from from 5-6 million per month from March through June. Nielsen’s “Social Media Report 2012″ report revealed that 42% of the 25 million people who have downloaded the Foursquare app are using it at least once per month. Nielsen ranked Foursquare behind only Facebook (78 million) and Twitter (23 million) in terms of July mobile app users, according to AdWeek. Twitter: over 500 million users.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook’s User Base Is Getting Older; Twitter’s Is Getting Younger, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 955 million active users. Tumblr: 69 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook’s User Base Is Getting Older While Twitter’s Is Getting Younger. 65% of Facebook users are 35 or older. The average Facebook users is 40.5, In terms of gender, Facebook and Twitter have the same balance: 40% male, 60% female. via  CNET. via  Twopcharts.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 955 million active users. Tumblr: 68 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users. While Google+ claims 170 million users (second only to Facebook), very few of them are active — sharing is 7X higher on Facebook and 2.5X people were likely to share an online story on Facebook.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study], #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 78 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study]. Facebook drives more revenue from ticket sales than Twitter or LinkedIn, according to a new study by Eventbrite. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Twopcharts.

2012 in Recap: The Year of Visual Social Media

Mindjumpers

But 2012 was also characterised by being the year when visual content came into focus, as Sara predicted. Facebook Timeline. Facebook & Instagram: success and turbulences. In 2012, the photo sharing platform Instagram became immensely popular, which proved that users are increasingly visually focused. What do think are the highlights of the visual web 2012?

12 Random Acts of Social Media Kindness Campaigns: World Kindness Week 2012 RAK

Laurel Papworth

billion people on Facebook,  it’s usually easier to influence through tastemakers hence inviting bloggers on press junkets and Twitterati to launch parties. Facebook dobs you in BTW. Kleenex Israel gave out goody baskets to sick friends on facebook. She is Girlbug on Tumblr and Twitter. Twelve actually. Rather than deal with everyone ie. Literally. Bless. YOURS???

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler for Maximum Effect

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May 8, 2012. Did you see those silly cats on Tumblr, that breaking news on Twitter, and those photos of your friend’s kids on Facebook? Facebook. Facebook traffic peeks mid-week, 1 to 3pm. Traffic from Facebook fades after 4pm. Tumblr. Tumblr likes to party! This network shows a drastically different pattern of usage from Facebook and Twitter.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

SocMed Sean

Believe it or not, online social networking didn’t start with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. IMHO, they should be able to give you insight on the way your competitors are using the major social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. 4) What social networks do you specialize in? Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us

How to Optimize Your Brand’s Twitter Presence [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Throughout 2012, an average of + 190 million tweets have been sent out daily and the number of users have grown from 106 millions end of 2010 to +500 millions during 2012. And like Facebook users, 50% of the Twitter users access the network via mobile. Following someone on Twitter or liking a brand on Facebook does not mean that you’re a potential customer of a brand’s product.

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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 955 million active users. Tumblr: 69 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook  followed with 19%, Twitter with 16%. However, when asked which channels they use most often, B2B marketers named LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter almost equally. Other favorite social channels included YouTube, Flickr, Digg, Stumbleupon and Tumblr. via  CNET. via  Twopcharts.

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Social Networking Stats: 63% of Users Share Product Info on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 87 million blogs. via  Tumblr. 63% of Facebook Users Share Product Info on the Social Network With Friends, Family. Those who share product information on social media are most likely to do so on Facebook, according to a recently released study by 8thBridge. The survey asked Facebook users whether they share info about products on social media, and what (if anything) motivates them to do so. Out of those surveyed, 63% of Facebook users share product info on the social network.

30 Resources and Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

Pamorama

hours on Tumblr, and 7 hours on Facebook, but a recent study by Shareaholic shows that Pinterest is driving more referral traffic than Google+, YouTube, Reddit, and LinkedIn — combined. Pinterest: Everything You Wanted to Know About 2012?s People like to collect things. Sports memorabilia, carnival glass, stuffed animals, you name it. So how does Pinterest work?

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Reaches 80 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 955 million active users. Tumblr: 67 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Growth has continued to expand since the app was acquired by Facebook in April 2012, just a few days after the launch of Instagram for Android. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  CNET. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. via  TechCrunch.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Also noted: • One in four Americans watches a YouTube video every day. • 53% of employers now research candidates on social networks before hiring. • 71% of companies now have a presence on Facebook. Dan Nelms dives into a Comscore report which found that although Facebook engagement is increasing (the average time spent on the site per user per month increased from 4.6 hours to 6.3

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

2007: Facebook. For writers and readers, Goodreads is a blessing. I am ready to do the Tumblr thing. 2012: Today. Even if Facebook et al. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr. Do I want to treat Flickr as a serious base for showcasing my photographic works? Or, do I want to use it as a base for experimentation? Ask Chiaki Williams.

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Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?

Spin Sucks

For instance: There were  107 trillion emails sent last year, Facebook is at more than 900 million users , Pinterest is closing in on 15 million users , and there are three billion videos streamed  on YouTube every day. I do this to show how many people are using the web, to preempt the “My customer doesn’t use the Internet” conversation (yes, I still hear that). magazine.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Users, Foursquare Tops 25 Million, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 76 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook Reaches One Billion Users, Foursquare Tops 25 Million Users. This week marked big milestones for both Facebook and Foursquare, with user numbers growing to over 1 billion and 25 million, respectively. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg noted the milestone with this post : “This morning, there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month. . The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Twopcharts.

The Secret Formula To Social Media Success (shhh…don’t tell)

SocMed Sean

There is no doubt that 2012 is going to be THE year of social media. Start a Facebook page just so “we can have a Facebook page. Ma = Marketing  – DON’T look at social channels like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube as sales channels. –Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success. Maybe it’s time to rethink whether the you’ll be able to quit your job in 2012 to become the next Pete Cashmore of the Web. You should spend as much time building your Twitter , LinkedIn , and Facebook networks as you do writing your blog posts. Remove the ads.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Days, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 82 million blogs. via  Tumblr. In a recent talk at the University of Michigan , Twitter CEO Dick Costolo promised that Twitter users will be able to download a full archive of their tweets before the end of 2012. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users.

Pinterest Revises Their Terms Of Use…But Are The Changes Enough?

SocMed Sean

HOWEVER , the following licensing language still exists in the new Terms of Use, scheduled to take effect on April 06, 2012: How Pinterest and other users can use your content. –Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us Everything from fear to curiosity to anger. just don’t abide by that. Yeesh!

Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Developers: Use Your Skills In The Fight Against Diabetes!

SocMed Sean

The program, called the 2012 Data Design Diabetes™ Innovation Challenge is seeking new ideas for the next advancement in Diabetes care that: Improve the outcomes and/or experience of people living with diabetes in the US. For more information about the program, check out the 2012 Data Design Diabetes™ Innovation Challenge website or watch the video below. It’s a rush. Intrigued?

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How to Be a Problogger on Tumblr

ProBlogger

noticed this in a big way; my blog, called I Love Tumblr , which focuses on Tumblr tips and tutorials, had a huge influx of new traffic (especially to my Tumblr vs Posterous article—no surprise there). also started to receive a ton of emails from former Posterous users asking me if the Tumblr platform was right for them (or whether WordPress or Blogger was a better choice). Being a problogger on Tumblr. utilizing smart blogging and marketing techniques that work on any platform, and making your Tumblr blog more open to non-Tumblr users.

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

–Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us Blogs Facebook Featured Google+ Humor LinkedIn People Social Media Twitter best practices discussion forum social media social networking tips YouTubeThe post was accompanied by a photo of him holding his shotgun. But don’t be a troll. Prove it. Cheers!

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