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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 Classmates.com 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+.

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

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The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Yahoo. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Facebook is the #1 social network in 127 of the 137 countries studied by social media analyst Vincenzo Cosenza.

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

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The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Yahoo. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. This week, LinkedIn announced that the social networking platform now has over 200 million users, in 200 countries and 19 languages around the world.

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

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The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Yahoo. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Social Media Statistics Dick Costolo social networking statistics Twittervia  Facebook. Reddit: 46.8

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them. This is a level deeper than the majority of more superficial social networks. Interact (e.g.,

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

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The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Yahoo. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. 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. Many (31%) don’t share product info at all via social channels.

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Has 90 Million Active Monthly Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Yahoo. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Social Media Statistics Instagram monthly active users photo sharingFacebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

Will be the second biggest revenue earner in the Social Economy. . I can already take out a Facebook ad for $1 a day and target 16 to 17 year old women, single, who like roller blading and Britney Spears and go to Wagga Wagga TAFE. We take a look at the legal, social and media perspectives and ask the question is it really that important? Rose Is A Rose… . And she rarely swears.

Social Networking Stats: Sina Weibo Reaches 400 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

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The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Yahoo. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. This growth is largely being attributed to this summer’s Olympic games: Chairman and CEO Charles Chao said “The London 2012 Olympic Games could very well be termed in China as the ‘social’ Olympics, pushing Weibo.com’s daily active users to a new record.” Facebook: 1 billion active users.

We're Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact We’re Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed by Pam Dyer on March 21, 2010 Share If you had any doubt about the extent to which Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms have taken over people’s lives, stats like these should help put them to rest. Great post.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Accounts for 17% of Mobile Ad Revenue in US, #RLTM Scoreboard

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The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Facebook’s second place finish marks a revision in eMarketer ‘s forecast; originally Yahoo! Facebook: 1.15 billion monthly active users. via  Facebook. YouTube.

Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on April 21, 2010 Share Back in March 2008, Facebook was poised to overtake MySpace, but it wasn’t yet the most popular social network in the world. Now it’s obliterating everybody. Average Age of a Facebook User?

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter by Adam Sherk on September 13, 2010 The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press has published the results of its latest survey on news consumption and related topics. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

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

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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?

Women Dominate Social Networks | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Women Dominate Social Networks by Pam Dyer on August 3, 2010 Share According to a new study from comScore , social networking sites reach a higher percentage of women than men. Globally, women demonstrate higher engagement levels with social networking sites than men.

Social Media: Change Is The Norm. Flexibility Is A Requirement.

Myrland Marketing

A week or so ago, my Social Media friend, attorney Brian Cuban, posted a link on his Facebook wall, leading to a Facebook story on FoxNews.com where a journalist prognosticated about the Social Networking site, saying it will disappear in less than a decade. Social Media Uncategorized AOL Brian Cuban Business Change Facebook Flexibility FoxNews.com Marketing Nostradamus Planning Social Networking Strategy Wall Street YahooThe author shared that: “Facebook’s success will be short lived, according to one Wall Street [.].

THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

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Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS… by Nancy Myrland on April 6, 2010 An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member.  Now it’s all social media.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. We’ve also expanded the focus of the #Nifty50 this year to include an element of social good—the #Nifty50 Kids project. She was recently named CEO of Yahoo!,

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve.  What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics. 1. 56% of Americans have a profile on at least one social networking site. Social networks and blogs In the U.S

Removing Trending Articles From Your Facebook Timeline

SocMed Sean

For instance, if you use Spotify or Yahoo! Facebook Featured Social Media facebook privacy social media social networking tipsFacebook does it again! First, it was adding ads to your timeline , next it was posting articles and updates based on what your friends were doing. Personally, I want Facebook to stay the heck out of my timeline. Cheers!

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Interview with Social Media Manager: Layla Sabourian-Tarwe from Yahoo!

Social Media Citizens

Layla Sabourian-Tarwe is Senior Social Media & Online Community Manager at Yahoo! Previously, Layla has been an International Community and Communications Manager at eBay , Community Manager at Logitech   and Global Partner Network Community Rep at Oracle. often ask our users what they think about current products, and what they want to see added to Yahoo! Yahoo!/Bing

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.

Why Bing And Yahoo! Still Matter

Small Business Mavericks

Google might have the lion’s share of the search market , but Bing and Yahoo! Usually, Bing has a little more than Yahoo! You can push your Bing rankings higher if you have a strong Facebook network and promote your links to your Facebook friends. Google has its own social network with Google+. Yahoo!, That’s why Bing and Yahoo! SEO for Small Business bing google search engines search marketing website traffic yahoo are still important. Between them, they have close to 15% of the search market. and that’s okay.

Why Your Marketing Needs Real-Time Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Another Advertising Week in New York is upon us and so far I have seen some great presentations from companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Quantcast, comScore, and even Yahoo! However, if there is one thing that is becoming painfully clear to me is the need to be relevant to your audience – whether you are advertising to them, being social with them, or just creating the right kind of conversations about your brand. To do this, I asked our research analysts at Networked Insights to study what marketers talk about. View more presentations from Networked Insights.

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How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant

Waxing UnLyrical

When Kathy Savitt was named CMO of Yahoo, a lot was written about her obsession with Generation Z (the generation born post 1990 or so). Think about it: what possible incentive would there be to cede the autonomy that other social networks offer? Guest Posts Jim Dougherty Social Media facebook privacy in social media teenagers and social networks

Can Flickr Catch Instagram?

Geoff Livingston

Flickr celebrated 10 years of serving photos earlier this month, making it an old man amongst social networks. But the photo network is still relevant today, ranking in the top 10 social networks thanks to a resurgence under Marissa Mayer’s watch. In fact, Flickr is now ranked just one spot behind rival photo network Instagram. In my opinion, Yahoo!’s

Bashing Google+: Fashionable, but not Smart

Geoff Livingston

Many social media wonks bash Google+ at social media conferences and in online conversations. Doubting the new social network is the fashionable thing to do. While the network has not surpassed Facebook and to date lacks the business impact of established networks Twitter and LinkedIn, it has developed its own community. In the 1990s Yahoo! YouTube

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

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think I missed out on the social dynamics of being in university, but I never let my lack of formal schooling get in the way of my education. What about digital marketing and social media? Universities and colleges now offer courses in the area of digital media, online strategy, social media, web analytics, search engine marketing and more. 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.

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. Remember the days back in 1999-2000 when everyone was trying to get a banner ad on the homepage of Yahoo! And you would be surprised what I hear.

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The Last Temptation Of Social Media

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There's a growing lesson for big brands in Social Media. Unless you own the platform (like a Blog, Podcast or your own, personal, online social network), ensure that everything else is a channel for you to connect and not the entire platform. There will be instances where the value of leveraging a network of connected people (in places like Google + , Pinterest , Facebook, etc.) The Last Temptation of Social Media. The Last Temptation of Social Media is for brands to give up and relinquish that information, engagement and data over to these third-parties.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven&# decisions “based on the numbers&# (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How do the audiences differ across various social networks?

This Week in Social Media – 5/29/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine.

Should Your Social Networks Mingle?

Direct Marketing Observations

In fact, back in April there was a pretty good post in Social Media Today on 7 social media aggregation tools that you should use that caught my eye. Yoono connects you to your social networks and messengers. It unifies your status updates into a single stream of information and lets you update your status across all your social networks at once. Point #2. 

Yahoo Adds Enhanced News Results to searchmonkey

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Yahoo Adds Enhanced News Results to SearchMonkey by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2009 On Friday Yahoo announced new additions to its SearchMonkey enhanced results, including options for news content. SearchMonkey allows sites to use structured data to include additional information in their Yahoo search results such as addresses and phone numbers, review scores, pricing, etc. Once the markup is added the enhanced results should appear in Yahoo after the content has been crawled again.

Social Media Stock Talk: Five Reasons to Buy Facebook

Waxing UnLyrical

The biggest news in the history of social media took place Friday when Facebook had its IPO, becoming the biggest social name ever to join the public market. Its $108 Billion offering came in as the 3rd largest ever (behind Visa and Enel), so the day was significant not only for social media types but also for market watchers. Yahoo! Yahoo! Yahoo! Daniel J.

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A Pinteresting Story

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With rumors swirling of Facebook 's pending IPO (and the billions at play that go along with it), it does seem like the most opportune time for the online social networking behemoth to go public. In fact, if Facebook's growth and interest continues to propagate, we can expect that more and more platforms will simply offer social networking solutions that can live and play alongside and within Facebook (much like Twitter does). It was also this past December that it cracked into the top ten social media sites in the world. online social networking.

Get Them Talking, Then Get Called To The Table

Myrland Marketing

We don’t spend time in these spaces we call Social Media engaging in Social Networking because it’s our hobby. Content Marketing Uncategorized Adrian Lurssen Content marketing JD Supra Law Firms lawyers Legal Marketing Marketing Relationships Social Media Social Networking want to be just like him when I grow up. ” Adrian’s right.