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Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Tumblr: 188 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube Attract Younger Audience. Among the top 10 global social platforms, Tumblr has the greatest share of younger users, with 47% of active users in the 16-24 year-old demographic. billion monthly active users.

Thinking About Moving to Tumblr? Don’t.

Spin Sucks

A couple of weeks ago on Inside PR , Martin Waxman , Joe Thornley , and I broached the subject of Steve Rubel moving his blog to Tumblr. Why did you make the decision to shut down your existing blogs and move everything to Tumblr ? chose Tumblr since it’s aggressively being used by media, has tentacles into Twitter and Facebook and it’s own robust community.

10 Things to Consider As You Move to Google+

Spin Sucks

Something interesting is happening with Google+. We’re all freaking out because we can’t import our Facebook and Twitter friends (you can export Facebook friends into Gmail now, if you’re patient and have a tiny bit of tech savvy). Yes, you need to have Twitter and Facebook and (now) Google+. built a Tumblr blog of the recipes I create.

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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.

A Comprehensive Guide to Your Social Media Image Sizes

Pamorama

Profile Image Dimensions for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Tumblr, and Vine. Use this guide to make sure that you’re making the right impression on social media: Facebook profile image dimensions. Facebook profile photo size. Facebook cover photo size. Bonus: Facebook ad sizes. Google+ profile photo size.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More

Pamorama

There are many tricks of the trade, such as including a shortened URL in your LinkedIn posts, using mobile-friendly images on Facebook, and applying the rule of thirds on Instagram. Optimize your Facebook posts. Provide a link: If you include a link, use a URL shortener such as Bit.ly so you can track how many people are clicking through from Facebook. Shorten URLs: Bit.ly

Google: Plus or Minus?

Geoff Livingston

Many folks have reviewed Google+. Certainly the launch went well with pundits acknowledging the significant improvement over past Google efforts and the serious competition it may offer Facebook. However, while Google+ adds to the game, it subtracts from the dwindling pool of time dedicated to social networks. Google+ will add to that competitiveness.

Make Fun Of #Hashtags All You Want, But Google Just Got Serious

Myrland Marketing

Yesterday, Kevin Mullett , Online Visibility Expert (and really smart guy), shared the news on LinkedIn that Google is now making hashtags searchable. Zaheed Sabur , Software Engineer with Google in Zurich, Switzerland, announced the change on Google+ yesterday: “Today we’re bringing a richer hashtag experience to Google Search.” . ” Not so fast.

Cinemagraphs: The “New” Facebook Ad Format is Mesmerizing GIF/Video Hybrids

Mindjumpers

As auto-play videos is now being fully established on Facebook, the social network is looking into ways to increase the quality of the ads displayed in the News Feed. A new ad format called a cinemagraph could be the answer and it is expected to start appearing soon. Jamie Burg and Kevin Beck have done Tumblr ads for Saks Fifth Avenue and Lincoln Motor Co. General Electric. Honda.

How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More

Kikolani

In a nutshell, Viraltag allows you to create a schedule and schedule posts to Twitter, Facebook (profiles and pages), LinkedIn (profiles and pages), Tumblr, and Pinterest. You will start by uploading an image from your computer, finding an image using Google search, or getting an image from specific networks (Instagram, Picasa, Facebook, or Flickr). Final Thoughts.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Hopefully you’ve caught up to these by now, but just in case, this post from Trevor LaTorre-Couch details (fairly) recent design and functionality changes from Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and explaining for each change the benefit(s) of each change for marketers. Scientific Guide to Posting Tweets, Facebook Posts, Emails, and Blog Posts at the Best Time by Buffer Social.

Newsweek on Tumblr: Good Effort, Needs More Engagement

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Newsweek on Tumblr: Good Effort, Needs More Engagement by Adam Sherk on January 6, 2010 Awareness of Newsweek’s Tumblr site has been increasing of late. But it would be nice to see the Tumblr site have a more interactive feel. Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? like it.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Ad Retargeting, Google ‘+Post Ads,’ Apple Buys Topsy

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr and Apple: Facebook. Facebook adds more ‘News’ to News Feed to become more Twitter-like – Facebook is now promoting more ‘real news’ posted by users; the social network’s news-feed algorithm will now expose more links to articles from media organizations — especially on mobile (AdAge). Google+. Tumblr. Twitter. and… Apple?!

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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!

Are You Working In Digital Marketing? You Have To Be Drunk Not To Pay Attention To This.

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At the DLD conference this year, Galloway presented a fifteen minute blast of data titled, The Four Horsemen - Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. Facebook is the Internet and Facebook is social media (don''t believe the noise that young people don''t use it). Instagram was an amazing acquisition for Facebook. Tumblr is a disaster for Yahoo. facebook.

Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]

Pamorama

the big kid on the social media block is Facebook. The background data for this analysis came from Google, largely through Google Insight for Search and Google Ad Planner. Some Takeaways: Facebook is more popular among women. Tumblr is the fastest-growing platform, while MySpace is declining the most rapidly. Here in the U.S., With women? Save and Share.

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

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Facebook: 955 million active users. Google Plus: 170 million “people who have upgraded” via  Google. Tumblr: 68 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users. Twitter users are 33X more active than Google+ users, according to a new study by social media research firm Umpf. via  CNET.

Five Tools to Prep You for 2012

Spin Sucks

Google+. We don’t need more on Google+ , but we can all agree the best way to use it, right now, is to drive new traffic to one of your web properties. You can track in Google analytics how much traffic it’s sending by watching the plus.google.com source. It looks like next month is the Google+ roll-out for businesses, so watch for it. Instagram + Tumblr.

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Customer Satisfaction: Social Media Websites Rank Among The Worst

The Realtime Report

Facebook and LinkedIn generated higher satisfaction this year, but according to their own users, these platforms are still worst in the industry. YouTube has increased 3% to 73, matching the average of  the “all other” social media category, which includes Instagram, Reddit, and Tumblr. Google+ has remained the same at 71. Overall, e-business websites have seen a 2.9%

Social Networking Stats: Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Tumblr: 180 million blogs. via  Tumblr. via  Facebook. Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, Twitter. This was the first time in the survey’s history that Instagram outranked Facebook and Twitter as the most important social network for this demographic.

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

The Realtime Report

Social media played an enormous role in driving traffic and engagement: 66% of web traffic (to London2012.com) during the Games came from search; Facebook was the top referring traffic source after search. million social media followers across Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Foursquare. London 2012 on Facebook, Twitter and Beyond. The organization counted 4.7

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.

How Tumblr Helped Put My Site on Top

ProBlogger

What I do know is that a particular post on one of my sites has ranked in the top three spots on Google, with a majority of that time spent at number one and outranking a major clothing brand. Tumblr played a huge part in making that happen, and I’d like to share my almost accidental findings. One of Fashables readers evidently liked the photo enough to share it on Tumblr.

Who Wins in the New Partnership of Twitter and Google

Convince & Convert

Recently Google and Twitter announced that you will now be able to get tweets inside Google search results again. So for the last four years or so you cannot find tweets inside Google search results, at least not in real time. Google is Self-Aware in a Way Few Tech Titans Have Been Google understands that the world that they have dominated for a long time is becoming extinct.

Social Networking Stats: Moms on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Tumblr: 185 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Moms on Facebook: The Stats. In celebration of Mother’s Day, the Facebook Data Science team took a look at moms on Facebook. the average age of moms on Facebook is 47. Research by Facebook Data Science.

Social Networking Stats: Google+ Hits 400 Million Users, One-Fourth Are Active; #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 955 million monthly active users. via  Facebook. Google+: 100,000,000 monthly active users. via  Google. Tumblr: 73 million blogs. via  Tumblr. 400 Million Users Have Upgraded to Google Plus — 100 Million Are Active Monthly Users. While Google+ is all about creating a better experience across Google, it’s also a destination.

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 to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.

Are Brands Confusing Advertising With Marketing?

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It turns out that the major advertising networks think that Yahoo made a mistake in the acquisition of Tumblr. That''s the news you get when you read the Business Insider article, Marissa Mayer''s Biggest Problem With Tumblr, Summed Up In A Single Quote. Digital advertising people can''t figure out the social aspects of Tumblr or where to put all of those ads that their clients want to spread out to as many eyeballs as possible. It''s not just Tumblr. Facebook , YouTube , Twitter , blogs, whatever are ambiguous. And now, they''re balking at Tumblr.

Dominant Trends That Control the Tumblr User Base

thoughtcatalog.com

With Myspace came the scene generation, with Twitter came the Beliebers, and with Facebook came the self-indulgent frat boys and sorority girls. And now there’s Tumblr. Allowing users to quickly post images, blog entries, audio files and YouTube links, Tumblr makes connecting with one’s lifestream as easy as with Twitter, but with greater specificity. All rights reserved.

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REPORT: As Facebook’s Algorithm Changes, How Brands Use the Network

Simply Measured

This week, Facebook announced plans to make a series of changes to its news feed algorithm so that it will more favorably promote content posted by friends and family. Here’s a look at the Facebook ecosystem for brands, and what you can learn from the posting habits of top brands as Facebook shifts the way content will be surfaced: Facebook Has 1.6 Want More?

3 Reasons Why Pinterest May Succeed Where Google+ Has Failed

SocMed Sean

With a limited number of hours in the day , could Pinterest actually draw users away from other social networks like Facebook and Twitter? And what about Google+? Google’s entry into the social space started with a big bang and, just as rapidly, fizzed. So what does Pinterest have that Google+ doesn’t? –Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This!

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Is Top Mobile App, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.15 via  Facebook. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Tumblr: 154 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook Is Most Popular Mobile App [Survey]. Mobile phone users were asked which three apps they use most frequently; Facebook ranked #1 for 45% of respondents, Twitter came second with 13%, and Candy Crush followed at 11%. YouTube.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Tops 1.32 Billion Monthly Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.32 via  Facebook. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Tumblr: 196 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook Tops 1.32 The results are in from Facebook’s second quarter , and here are the highlights: the number of monthly active users rose 14% year-over-year to 1.32 The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Nears Global Domination, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Google Plus: 135 million monthly active users. via  Google. Tumblr: 88 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook Nears Global Domination, Ranks #1 in 127 Countries. Facebook is the #1 social network in 127 of the 137 countries studied by social media analyst Vincenzo Cosenza. via  Twopcharts.

End Of Blogs

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love Twitter , Facebook , Google+ and other places to publish, share and connect too, but I have a soft spot for blogs. It was a punch in the gut yesterday to read this tweet from Gina Trapani : "Wow, Google Reader shutting down. Watch for 'Subscribe in Google+.'" " So, am I supposed to forget about this blog and just post what I'm thinking about on Google+ or Facebook or tumblr or whatever? Confession time. I was a die-hard user and evangelist for Google Reader. haven't looked at Google Reader in months. facebook.

The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: India

Mindjumpers

India has the 2nd largest audience on Facebook, with a 9% user base (USA being no. Here in India, Facebook is the most commonly used social media platform followed by Whatsapp, Google+ and Twitter. Facebook are investing Rs 50 million per annum in 100 Wi-Fi hotspots across the country. with a 14% user base). Internet Users: 350 million, +44% since July 2014.