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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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What is Tumblr

Kikolani

One of those changes could be Tumblr , a microblogging program developed a mere four years ago and which has recently taken over WordPress.com as the blogger’s favorite platform, according to Mashable. Tumblr has also attracted well-respected news outlets such as Huffington Post and the NY Times Style Magazine. What Makes Tumblr So Different. More Tumblr Perks. Bloggin

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.

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.

How to Use Tumblr and Automated Tweets to Drive Awareness

Convince & Convert

Corcoran Group  plays the long game with their social media strategy : “While we can’t specifically tie a particular Tumblr post to a sale, we get that we need to nurture and build relationships with our followers in hopes that maybe, down the line, it could turn into something.”. Ello : This network wants to be the anti-Facebook. barimogil Tweet This. Much More Than Sales.

Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

Social media is our new news site. And with Facebook’s new change in algorithm, articles and publications will get a larger reach, which means that social media probably will be our no. In 2013 we’ve seen a huge growth in visual platforms; Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, Tumblr, Buzzfeed and especially Pinterest have all gained millions of followers. Real time is king.

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.

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.

Media Relations: A Quick Test to Pitch the Right Outlets

Spin Sucks

Almost anyone can quickly create a Tumblr or WordPress blog, write a few quick articles and voila! have developed a few quick indicators that will let you know whether a site it worth your time to fight for a press win or a link for your portfolio, which often turn out to be the same thing. How closely does this site fit the niche or target audience that you are looking to reach?

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. By blocking social media sites, employers are limiting their employees ability to collaborate with others in their industry.

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.

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

www.fastcompany.com

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. As much as Google+, Facebook, and Pinterest promise a way to connect, they’ve also promoted a disconnect--sharing on different platforms, proving a fragmented sense of keeping tabs on any social network. We can track our connections’ job promotions on LinkedIn, photos from their new office on Facebook, and hear their celebratory music on Spotify--but what about how these all link together? ); Copyright 1997-2007 Omniture, Inc. More info available at [link] -->. Fast Company. Subscribe. Newsletter. Search. Stumbleupon.

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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LinkedIn Grows 53% Year-Over-Year in New Zealand

The Realtime Report

Nearly 95% of internet users in New Zealand accessed a social media site during November 2013, or 2.8 The top social media platforms include: Facebook, with 1.95 Twitter trails well at the back of the pack in New Zealand, attracting only 249 million users, well below Tumblr’s 447 million. Tumblr skews younger, with over 55% of users under the age of 35.

Facebook news today

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook Foxes. Facebook is cracking down on violent, sexist content in response to an open letter issued last week by Women, Action & the Media (WAM). The group demanded that Facebook add gender-based hate speech to its list of forbidden content.  She died in January after a gang of boys used Facebook to circulated a video of her appearing drunk in a bathroom at a party.

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Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Social media is expected to play a huge role in this year’s tournament, and we’ve compiled some of the most popular and creative marketing campaigns centered around the event: Hyundai’s dedicated Tumblr site will release 120 pieces of football related artwork including GIFs, quotes, illustrations and short films throughout the 2014 World Cup.

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. Content Sharing.

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

The Realtime Report

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.

Five Tools to Prep You for 2012

Spin Sucks

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. Tumblr is a micro-blogging site, which allows you to post to your account directly from your phone or iPad. Pinterest. Google+.

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

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 955 million active users. Tumblr: 69 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook’s User Base Is Getting Older While Twitter’s Is Getting Younger. are between 25 and 44 years old, but there are considerable differences – of average age and gender – among individual sites, based on recent research by Pingdom. via  CNET. via  Twopcharts.

Customer Satisfaction: Social Media Websites Rank Among The Worst

The Realtime Report

How satisfied are consumers with social media sites? Facebook and LinkedIn generated higher satisfaction this year, but according to their own users, these platforms are still worst in the industry. Improved features and search capabilities have launched the site to the top of the social media category for the very first time. Overall, e-business websites have seen a 2.9%

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page by Tamar Weinberg on December 1, 2009 Share This is a guest post by Jesse Stay , founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder.

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

Myrland Marketing

You’ll also see links to search for these hashtags on other social sites. Even though this announcement appears to be focused on hashtagged terms on updates on Google+, I’m finding other sites are also ranking high. As you can see in the purple rectangles, #lawyer results on Tumblr and Instagram are showing up close to the top. ” Not so fast. This is different.

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

blog.bitly.com

Did you see those silly cats on Tumblr, that breaking news on Twitter, and those photos of your friend’s kids on Facebook? For the second plot, the darker blue represents when the site is most active, which we calculate based on number of clicks on Bitly links coming from these social platforms. Facebook. Facebook traffic peeks mid-week, 1 to 3pm. Tumblr.

Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe

Myrland Marketing

Updates on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook & Tumblr. This gets pulled in when you share it on other sites, and gives your readers some additional context or emotion. Blogging Content Marketing Uncategorized Bloggers Content Content marketing Facebook Google+ How To Write A Blog Post LinkedIn Marketing Publisher Tumblr Twitter Visual Content Digestible.

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). Tumblr. Google+. Twitter. and… Apple?! Any social media updates that we missed?

How to Squeeze the Most out of Your Facebook Posts

ProBlogger

Facebook is an unbelievably potent marketing tool when used correctly. Squeezing The Most out of Your Facebook Posts. Many of these people spend more than an hour a day on Facebook – more than any other social network. This is because it relies heavily on input from other sources and most of the users on Facebook are actively seeking out for external content.

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.

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.

[Infographic] Are We Obsessed With Facebook?

SocMed Sean

A while back, I wrote a blog post asking the question “ Is Facebook More Important To Us Than Food? “ According to the stats in that post, not only was Facebook more important than food, but we spent more time on Facebook than eating and drinking, more time on Facebook than doing our household duties, and as much time on Facebook as we do caring for our families.

Funny Business: The Best Digital Marketing Humor, 2013 Edition

Webbiquity SMM

This site, however, showcases stock photos that…no one is quite sure of the intended purpose for. 15 of the Funniest Tumblr Sites Out There by Sexy Social Media. ” Five ideas to prevent a Facebook phone fail by leaderswest. In response to any Zynga game request, with Facebook phone you can pay to ruin that person’s social game. by Bit Rebels.

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Social Networking Stats: Complaints Total One-Fifth of Brand Interactions on Facebook, Twitter

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Tumblr: 178 million blogs. via  Tumblr. via  Facebook. Complaints Total One-Fifth of Facebook, Twitter Brand Interactions. Here’s the good news: around 50% of user interactions with brands on each site was positive. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. billion monthly active users. YouTube.

The Billion Dollar Branding Play

Twist Image

What is Yahoo going to do with Tumblr? What is Tumblr going to become with Yahoo? After it was announced that Yahoo would be acquiring Tumblr for a little over a billion dollars, the online channels (and traditional media outlets) went crazy in an " Instagram just got bought by Facebook for a billion dollars" kind of way. Like Instagram, Tumblr has no immediate and clear revenue model (the company reportedly made about $13 million in 2012 with an estimated $100 million for 2013 in advertising revenue). The future of Tumblr isn''t Yahoo. apple.

Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. If you do so on Facebook, your account will likely be terminated especially if Facebook receives reports of misrepresentation. Facebook is a great tool for marketing your business , but only if you use it correctly.

Native Advertising Is Everybody's Problem

Twist Image

The best description for native advertising that I could come up with - after spending a few hours post panel discussion thinking about it - is this: native advertising is content that is paid for by a brand and published on one, specific, site. the same site that created the content in conjunction with the brand. facebook. tumblr. as it were. That''s basically it.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter’s US Mobile Ad Revenues Top Facebook’s, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 955 million active users. Tumblr: 72 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Twitter’s US Mobile Ad Revenues Top Facebook’s — But Facebook Will Win Next Year. Twitter takes the lead over Facebook in US mobile advertising revenues in 2012, according to the latest eMarketer forecast. But by next year, Facebook will beat out Twitter “by a significant margin.” million this year, while Facebook – in its first year of mobile ads – will bring in just $72.7 via  CNET. Twitter: over 500 million users.

Paid Posts: My Facebook Status Update is Smarter Than Yours

Webbiquity SMM

Believing that your posts to Twitter or Facebook are more important than those of your friends may be a sign of egotistical delusion (or perhaps your friends just put up lousy, boring posts). Regardless, Facebook may soon give its users the opportunity to leapfrog their status updates to the top of the pile. Currently, Facebook ads are fairly unobtrusive. MySpace, anyone?).