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Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Please email if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via  Facebook. YouTube. via  YouTube. via  VK.

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Varghese.

The 4 Social Networks I Use Most

Ari Herzog

I started 2014 with a mission to use social networks without rules. People follow my feed there and like/comment when inspired. Twitter is the social network that I use the most these days. continue to use it to build relations with strangers. I’m hardly present on other social networking sites. My mission to find order in chaos changed a lot.

Facebook Displaying Vertical Videos in Mobile News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook has begun displaying vertical videos in News Feed  in its flagship mobile application. Tim Peterson of Marketing Land  reported on the update, and a spokesperson for the social network told him via email that its tests found that users watched vertical videos for longer time periods and with audio when they were presented vertically in News Feed, adding: We know that people enjoy more immersive experiences on Facebook, so we’re starting to display a larger portion of each vertical video in News Feed on mobile.

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Facebook Eyes Clickbait-Free News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook hopes to catch clickbait  in the algorithm net it is using to clean up its News Feed. Research scientist Alex Peysakhovich and user experience researcher Kristin Hendrix detailed the latest change to the social network’s News Feed algorithm in a Newsroom post , saying that the tweak was a response to feedback from users. They described the update to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm as follows: We’ve heard from people that they specifically want to see fewer stories with clickbait headlines or link titles. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Algorithm Tweak Eyes More ‘Informative’ Stories

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook wants its users to find their News Feeds  to be more informative. The newest tweak to the social network’s News Feed algorithm , announced Thursday, is focused on delivering more stories that users find made them “feel more informed about the world around them.”. People from our Feed Quality Program look at each story in their feed and rank it on a scale of one to five—one being “really not informative” and five being “really informative.”. Readers: What are your thoughts on the latest change to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm?

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How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks


Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Report an Issue with Home Page or News Feed. LinkedIn may be one of the simplest social networks to contact. Social Media Facebook

News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

mean content that can be used for Inbound Marketing (hat tip to HubSpot who created the term) things that can be shared socially like blog posts, eBooks, videos, podcasts, research reports. This is the algorithm that controls what you see in your News Feed when you log into Facebook. And you would be surprised what I hear. And the reason that this is so important is because ….

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Top social networks: Guide to images for company pages

The Way of the Web

Are you setting up social network profiles for your business? Or maintaining social media which already exists? If you’re updating your company logos, re-branding, or simply want to change images to give your page a refresh, then it’s important to ensure you know the right image dimensions, file sizes and positioning for each social network.

Introducing Ello, the New Ad-Free Social Network

Bill Hartzer

Ello is a new social network that has literally exploded onto the social networking scene. Think Facebook and Twitter combined into one social media network–without all of the ads, retweets, and “likes” And there’s no algorithm behind their newsfeed or timeline. Ello is just like a lot of other social networks.

[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!

SocMed Sean

Contrary to popular belief, Facebook is NOT the largest social network on the planet. And your inbox is more successful at managing text and multimedia better than the Facebook timeline, Twitter feed, RSS subscriptions and Google+ feed combined. So the numbers are clear that more transactions are sent via email every day, but is email really a social network?

Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots

Spin Sucks

To understand the growing power, here are ten social media truths about chatbots. The post Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories How Political Posts Will Quietly Kill Your Network The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Gerry Corbett How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter.

Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes: 5 Must-Reads


This week, Facebook announced more changes to its news feed algorithm. Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes…Again. Facebook issued news feed algorithm changes again and community managers everywhere are fighting the urge to melt their faces off. Facebook Announces More Links In The News Feed. Blog Facebook Social Media

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Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Buffer Social

The goal of Facebook’s News Feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them. Now, Facebook has announced one of their most significant News Feed shuffles. On Wednesday , Facebook shared that the News Feed algorithm is going to shift so that it will more favorably promote content posted by the friends and family of users. The News Feed should entertain.

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Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Make Sure That Your Social Profiles Are Cleaned Up And Ready For The Coming Year When my sister and I were growing up, as soon as the weather started to be consistently warm, we'd spend a weekend helping our mom with "Spring Cleaning." Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know


It begins with co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom explaining that “on average, people miss about 70% of the posts in their Instagram feed” , which may be alarming to some. Of course, users tend to prefer what they’re used to on social networks and aren’t very welcoming to change , so this may pass. Similar Posts: Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India.

Instagram is bringing the algorithm to its feed, but don’t panic yet


In a blog post , the social network mentions that users miss almost 70% of the content on their feeds and to improve user experience, the new curated feed is being brought in. This isn’t the ideal scenario but this has been the path most social networks have taken and it means people who are more invested in you will receive your content. Inside Unmetric

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Is Your Social Network a Puppy or a Dog?

Convince & Convert

And you have to feed him and wash him and brush him and clean up after him. Click to read more » social media strategy social media social networksThere’s nothing better than getting a new puppy. He’s He’s so exciting and vibrant and interesting and funny. It’s It’s fun to think about what he’ll be like when he grows up. Everywhere

Klout and Peerindex – social network loyalty cards?

The Way of the Web

Peerindex includes Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Quora, and in an important different, a small number of external RSS feeds for your website or blog, which then contributes to your score via rankings pulled from SEOMoz’s database. And here’s where the loyalty card element comes in: Supermarkets and social networks: The basics of the supermarket loyalty card are pretty simple.

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Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays! Am I talking about my dating life? Uh…ewww. My name is Irene.

How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks


We tend to use social networks as channels that feed into each other, with certain channels for posting content and others for re-publishing it. Widgets and apps can help pull a Twitter feed to a website, or a blog RSS feed to a LinkedIn profile or Facebook profile. The hub might represent a blog or Twitter feed, and all the spokes separate social media channels.

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become  the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? The Real Life Social Network I’m excited to share a thought-provoking presentation about Real Life Social Networks from Paul Adams , a blogger and researcher at Google.

How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button

Stay N' Alive

As I seek to make this blog more and more a part of the social networks you participate in (I call this "From Fishers to Farmers" - something I speak about in my talks), I'll be documenting my progress along the way. Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rss

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts


Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. CDATA[.

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Thoughts on Poken & Off-line Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

While, the diary still scored over cellphone in some of the features the socially conscious consumer just wanted to have a single device. Fast forward to 20 September 2010 i.e. today where I just finished reading Kapil Ohri’s latest write-up on which talks about Poken – a USB enabled pen drive type social business card device. Filed under: Social Network , Web 2.0

10 Facts About Consumer Behavior on Facebook


According to 10 Quick Facts You Should Know About Consumer Behavior on Facebook (below), it turns out that people engage with their favorite brands on Facebook far more than on any other social network. CMB asked 1,491 respondents to share their social media habits. 56% of consumers said they are more likely to recommend a brand to a friend after becoming a fan on Facebook.

Online Tools that Help with PR

Spin Sucks

You can do social media graphics, blog post images, business cards, flyers, invitations, and more. Feedly. Feedly is a user-friendly place to store your blog and news subscriptions. When they publish something new, you’ll see it in your Feedly page and can read and share from there. If you use any of the social networks, Hootsuite is the tool for you.

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Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Workplace brings traditional Facebook features such as News Feed , groups , messaging , Facebook Live  livestreaming, Reactions , search  and Trending  to company networks that are kept separate from Facebook users’ personal profiles. The social network added in its Newsroom post: The workplace is about more than just communicating between desks within the walls of an office.

PB134: How to Decide if You Should Start on a New Social Network or Medium


How to Decide if a New Social Network or Medium is Right for You. Today I’m going to help you decide if you should start on that new social network or that new medium like a podcast or a YouTube channel. People are wondering if they should get on different social networks or take advantage of new mediums. Is the network/medium trending up or down?

Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

Social Share Buttons. But the social share buttons are not on every blog. ” When we looked at her blog, they didn’t have the social share buttons or comments enabled. Set up your social share buttons and enable comments. RSS Feed. This is why you’ll set up an RSS feed. Social Media. told you. It’s basic. Enable Comments.

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

The Techcrunch acquisition dispels those myths 2 days ago « People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Sept 21, 2010 Upcoming Research Teaser: What do Employers Want in a Corporate Social Media Strategist? Managing these multiple login systems from all these social networks is cumbersome due to changing APIs, protocols. Or do I interpret this wrong?

Thank you Google, for the Antithesis of a More Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

We agree mutually to allow someone to consume our feed of information, while consenting to consume theirs. That is, assuming we haven’t hidden/blocked them from News Feeds. Fair enough? (By the way, the  argument of pitching Facebook against Twitter, that the former could be made asymmetric by hiding feeds is rather pointless. Amrit Pal Guest Posts Social Media

PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich The business world, in the last seven or so years, has been upended with the introduction of social media and access to better data. On the contrary, paid media for a PR program is social media advertising, sponsored content and email marketing. Shared media is also known as social media. On  Feedly , create a list of bloggers to watch. PR is sales.

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Facebook Testing Ads in Groups

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network issued the following statement to Constine: We have started to test delivering ads to people in Facebook groups and will be evaluating the response before determining how we will move forward. Facebook said during its second-quarter-2016 earnings call  that it may reach the maximum ad load for News Feed  by the middle of next year, so with groups boasting more than 1 billion monthly active users , and the topics of those groups providing targeting opportunities, it makes sense for the social network to explore this route.

Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves

Spin Sucks

If you’re practicing good content creation with valuable and educational information and people are sharing it on the social networks, the search engines will understand your site is the authority on the topic. That will tell you who the contact is for the site and where the site is registered (GoDaddy, Bluehost, Hostgater, Network Solutions, and so on). Every day. Sorry.”

Social Network Statistics | Brian Solis - PR 2.0

Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About Revealing the People Defining Social Networks October 1, 2009 View Comments Source: Shutterstock Social Networks are among the most powerful examples of socialized media. Stephane Dupuis brandMIND New social media stats. media+2.0

Facebook’s Birthday Gift to Users: 45-Second Videos

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network has begun rolling out the feature, and users should start seeing it “in the coming days.”. 12): Users will see a prompt atop their News Feeds  on their birthdays, after which they can preview the videos before they go live and add or remove specific posts. Facebook Web Video Birthdays friends Friends Day News Feed VideosFacebook plans to begin sending its users birthday  wishes in the form of 45-second videos featuring recaps of their friends’ birthday greeting posts. Readers: What do you think of Facebook’s new birthday videos?

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. 16 Social Media Tools The Experts Swear By by Social Fresh.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RWW Network. Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. Five feeds???

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20 Expert LinkedIn Guides

Webbiquity SMM

LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network. Guides to Using LinkedIn for Career or Networking. ” The Secret Benefit of LinkedIn Endorsements by The Social Media Hat.