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A Brief History of Social Media [Infographic]


Social media has come a long way from when it first appeared on the web. Long before any of us knew or understood the potential behind social media, the first iterations were popping up to connect us all to the rest of the world. Let’s take a look at the history of social media.

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How Social Media and Influencers Have Radically Changed B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and influencer marketing have each significantly impacted the work of B2B marketers. Social Media Marketing Becomes a Thing. According to Google Trends, search interest in social media marketing took off in late 2008 / early 2009. Many brands struggled with social media early on.


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Planoly Relaunches with Creator-Centric Overhaul: Simplifying the Social Media Game

Bill Hartzer

In an exciting move for content creators worldwide, Planoly, the pioneering social media management tool created by creators for creators, has just unveiled a transformative brand relaunch. Navigating the intricate path from creative passion to financial success is a journey fraught with challenges for content creators.

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Popular Social Media Topics of 2016

Ignite Social Media

2016 has been a very eventful year, especially in the world of social media marketing. Starting with January, we’re going to take you through the year to see what popular social media topics were on marketers minds. The Ignite Mystery Trip 2016: Destination Revealed , by Jessica Gaylord.

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9 Inspiring Examples of Higher Education Institutions on Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

It’s hard to understate the importance of social media in higher education marketing. Because teens – in other words, the ideal target audience for most higher ed marketing campaigns – use social media a lot. According to Common Sense Media , US teenagers average almost 7.5 Image source . Baylor University.

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How companies use video content on social media

Visually SM

If you haven’t already made substantial investments in video content for social media platforms, then it’s about time to get started. In this article, we are going to explain the following topics: Why should we use videos for social media? Why use video for social media? Interviews or Q&As.

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The History of Social Media in 33 Key Moments


The history of social media is a long and storied one. It’s bursting with pivotal moments like the launch of Instagram Stories, to that one time Zuck was on trial for Facebook privacy issues, to…honestly, let’s just look at the entire social media history timeline. So, how old is social media?