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

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Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 300 million members. via  LinkedIn. 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. YouTube. via  YouTube.

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 LinkedIn posts. Use LinkedIn Insights to learn how well your previous posts have performed, and measure engagement through comments, shares, likes, and clicks.

Tumblr’s Revenue Per Visit Jumps 340% Year-Over-Year

The Realtime Report

Revenue per visit Q4 2013 [Adobe report] Visits from Facebook still provide the highest return, but Tumblr just rose to the #2 slot in terms of revenue per visit, with a 340% increase from last year.  A new study from Adobe reveals a record-setting fourth quarter 0f 2013 in terms of revenue from social media visitors, and Tumblr’s growth rate was the highest among all social media networks.

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.

Social Networking Stats: Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 300 million members. via  LinkedIn. Tumblr: 186 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter. New data from GlobalWebIndex  looks at active usage for several platforms, showing a decline for some of the largest platforms, but also huge gains for Instagram and Tumblr. YouTube.

Social Networking Stats: 25 Million LinkedIn Profile Pages Viewed Daily, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 175 million members. via  LinkedIn. Tumblr: 77 million blogs. via  Tumblr. 25 Million LinkedIn Profile Pages Viewed Daily. LinkedIn is revamping its profile pages , revealing new tools and options to users starting this past Tuesday. CEO Jeff Weiner referred to this overhaul as “one of the biggest changes to a LinkedIn pillar product in the company’s history.” 25 million LinkedIn profile pages are viewed daily. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Google.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 200 million active users. via LinkedIn. Tumblr: 88 million blogs. via  Tumblr. LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users. This week, LinkedIn announced that the social networking platform now has over 200 million users, in 200 countries and 19 languages around the world. via  Twopcharts.

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

It doesn’t need to address your entire customer database or Facebook fans at once. Similar Posts: How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook. We all know that tight deadlines and a busy everyday life at the office can make you compromise or perhaps skip double-checking. Therefore, as a little help to content marketeers, we have made a small checklist. There – we said it!

Ever Really Look at your Linkedin Contacts?

Direct Marketing Observations

Look at Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope/Meerkat/Blab, Redit, Youtube, Pinterest, WhatsApp and G Plus. But have you ever really looked at who you’re connected to on Linkedin? You know what I use Linkedin for? And for that reason alone, Linkedin is a valuable passive dynamic social network. Right? Nothing.

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

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Facebook: 955 million active users. LinkedIn: 174 million members. Tumblr: 69 million blogs. via  Tumblr. LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers. When asked which social media method is most important for their social outreach, LinkedIn was the clear winner among B2B marketers (chosen by 30%) according to  new research by BtoB.

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Evolving Social Landscape – Social Media Channel Updates in 2016

Ignite Social Media

Facebook. Facebook Live – Live streaming becomes available to everyone through Facebook Live. Facebook Reactions – For many years, users only had the ability to “like” a post. Messenger ChatBots – The launch of a new chatbot store will allow businesses to use bots to help manage messages on Facebook. LinkedIn. Tumblr. Twitter.

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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!

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.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 259 Million Members, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1.15 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 259 million active users. via  LinkedIn. Tumblr: 162 million blogs. via  Tumblr. LinkedIn Tops 259 Million Members; 66% of Members Are Outside the U.S. LinkedIn’s third quarter results for 2013 “ exceeded analyst expectations.” Oxford University Page on LinkedIn. YouTube.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. I had many friends just like that. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically. LinkedIn is a industry tool. Are you the same? MySpace?

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 187 million active users. via  LinkedIn. Tumblr: 79 million blogs. via  Tumblr. LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users. LinkedIn just topped 187 million users and is outperforming Wall Street’s expectations, according to the company’s Q3 2012 Earnings Report. Steve Sordello wrote on the LinkedIn blog : “The last few months mark the most significant period of product development in the company’s history. Were you surprised by LinkedIn’s Q3 results?

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.

Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]

Pamorama

the big kid on the social media block is Facebook. Some Takeaways: Facebook is more popular among women. LinkedIn’s users are the wealthiest. Tumblr is the fastest-growing platform, while MySpace is declining the most rapidly. Here in the U.S., But a look at social networks around the world shows that there are many platforms competing for niche markets.

Social Networking Stats: Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 300 million members. via  LinkedIn. Tumblr: 184 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic . Mobile represented 43% of LinkedIn’s traffic in Q1 2014, according to the results announced yesterday ( AdWeek ). billion monthly active users. YouTube. via  YouTube.

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!

35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks. Facebook is of course (by far) the largest social network. 12 Facebook Statistics and Facts. 1.

Social Networking Stats: Moms on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 300 million members. via  LinkedIn. 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.

Content Creation – From Quantity to Quality

Mindjumpers

That’s why Facebook is global, but social is local. Nowadays, almost everyone agrees that on most Social Media networks content is king. However, content without context is just messages without any bond to your long-term brand strategy and audience. To have an always on-strategy is to think long-term on a short-term basis and prioritize quality over quantity.

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Start conversations with your followers by sharing great content; mentioning specific individuals in your social media posts (using “@” before their name on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook, and “+” on Google+); and asking questions. Blog posts are generally suitable for sharing across these networks plus others like Scoop.It, StumbleUpon, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

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

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.15 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 238 million active users. via  LinkedIn. 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%.

Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe

Myrland Marketing

post on LinkedIn’s new Publisher platform. Updates on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook & Tumblr. Blogging Content Marketing Uncategorized Bloggers Content Content marketing Facebook Google+ How To Write A Blog Post LinkedIn Marketing Publisher Tumblr Twitter Visual Content EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER. Comments on blog posts.

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?

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

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 259 million active users. via  LinkedIn. 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.

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.

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

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 187 million active users. via  LinkedIn. 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. Twitter: over 500 million users.

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

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Facebook: 955 million active users. LinkedIn: 174 million members. 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 higher on LinkedIn.

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. However, both platforms generated an 8% increase in user satisfaction, reaching an ACSI score of 67 – LinkedIn’s highest score to date. How satisfied are consumers with social media sites? Social Media.

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

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 175 million members. via  LinkedIn. 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. via  Twopcharts.

Do You Need A Degree In Digital Marketing And Social Media?

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If you can't find out information in a general search (on Google , Bing , Yahoo or whatever), leverage your online social networks ( Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn , tumblr , etc.) to ask those you are connected to. facebook. linkedin. tumblr. How important is a formal education for a career in marketing? I get asked this question a lot. Most people want to know where I studied all of this stuff and what type of certification I have. I am certifiable. I am not certified. dropped out of university because I was (at the time) already publishing magazines.

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

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.32 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 300 million members. via  LinkedIn. 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 billion monthly active users. YouTube. via  YouTube.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. LinkedIn: 259 million active users. via  LinkedIn. Tumblr: 172 million blogs. via  Tumblr. via Facebook. Facebook Acquiring WhatsApp for $19 Billion  . Mobile messaging service WhatsApp is being acquired by Facebook to the tune of $19 billion in cash and stock — Facebook’s biggest acquisition to date.

Google: Plus or Minus?

Geoff Livingston

Certainly the launch went well with pundits acknowledging the significant improvement over past Google efforts and the serious competition it may offer Facebook. Let’s consider the list of most used forms: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+ (assuming all continues to go well), LinkedIn, FourSquare, Gowalla, StumbleUpon, Tumblr, and your own site.

The Great Fracture

Geoff Livingston

Reality Social Media Empire Avenue facebook fatigue Gartner google Instagram klout LinkedIn marketing overload Pinterest Posterous Quora time management Tumblr twitterImage by NASA Every mature market experiences rising competition that carves off specialized pieces of the leaders’ established footprint. It’s how Southwest, JetBlue and others brought the major traditional airlines to their knees (and bankruptcy). For social networking leaders, the great fracture is upon them. Those of us on the front line are left to [.].