Are These Activities Social Media or Social Networking?

SocMed Sean

Ever wondered whether activities like texting and emailing are considered to be social networking? Here is how we evaluate what is or isn’t a social network and whether these activities, and others, qualify. The post Are These Activities Social Media or Social Networking?

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BeReal Rises to 10 Million Daily Active Users

Social Media Today

BeReal is on the rise - but are there marketing opportunities in the app

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Meta Launches Pride Month Activations in Messenger and Messenger Kids

Social Media Today

Messenger has added a range of Pride-themed stickers and effects

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Reddit Adds New Real-Time Activity Indicators to Enhance In-App Activity

Social Media Today

Reddit's new real-time indicators will show activity relating to up and downvotes and comments

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Off-Facebook Activity Launching October 1st

Ignite Social Media

The off-Facebook Activity tool , also known as “Clear History”, will be launching in the United States on October 1 st. What is Off-Facebook Activity? Users can then decide if they want to disconnect this information from their account and if they want to disconnect future off-Facebook activity. They can select all activity or just activity from specific websites or apps. What Does it Mean to Disconnect Activity? Source: Facebook.

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Social Media Needs Local Activation!

Mindjumpers

Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands. Community Management Customer service Facebook Marketing & Communication Mindjumpers Network Social Media community engagement Customer care customer service local activation Local Community Management Scandinavia Social media usage in NorwayThe following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series.

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WhatsApp Reaches 2 Billion Active Users

Social Media Today

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has reached a new milestone of 2 billion active users

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Meta Launches New ‘Collaborative Ads’ to Facilitate More Direct Sales Activity

Social Media Today

The option will make it easier to drive direct sales in local markets

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Twitter Shares New Research into the Roles that Social Media Engagement Has on Purchase Activity

Social Media Today

The new study looks at how brand building efforts online can have a significant impact on consumer activity

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Meta Announces Pride Month Activations in Messenger and Messenger Kids

Social Media Today

Messenger has added a range of Pride-themed stickers and effects

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YouTube Adds New Channel Achievement Cards to Incentivize Creator Activity

Social Media Today

The prompts aim to provide more incentive for channel creators to keep posting

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[SURVEY] Key learnings from marketers who actively use buyer personas

Audiense

After the results of our recent survey, created in partnership with Best Buyer Persona , we wanted to dig deeper into how marketers and their teams are creating buyer personas, from the tools in their audience-building arsenal to how personas influence they day-to-day. Audience Intelligence

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Pinterest Announces New Activations for Mental Health Month, Along with New In-App Support Resources

Social Media Today

Pinterest has announced a range of new tools and activations for Mental Health Awareness Month

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Facebook Posts Strong Revenue Result, But Daily Active Usage is Stalling in Key Markets

Social Media Today

The numbers show that Facebook continues to go from strength to strength, but its daily active usage numbers are slowing in some markets

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Twitter Announces New Activations for NBA All-Star Weekend

Social Media Today

With NBA discussion on the rise in the app, Twitter's looking to link NBA fans into the All-Star Weekend action

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FTC Launches Lawsuit Against Facebook Over Antitrust Activity

Social Media Today

The FTC has launched a new antitrust suit against Facebook, which could lead to the break-up of Zuckerberg's social empire

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How to Create an App Activity Custom Audience for Facebook Ads Targeting

Jon Loomer

App Activity Custom Audiences allow you to reach and re-engage those who engaged with your game or app. Select “App Activity” so that you can create an audience of people who launched your app or game or took a specific action while using it.

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Facebook Adds Custom Audience Creation Options Based on Shopping Activity

Social Media Today

In anticipation of its coming Shops option, Facebook has added some handy new custom audience creation options

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Meta Adds New 'Calls' Tab in Messenger, Leaning Into Evolving Connection Activity

Social Media Today

The new tab leans into the rising use of Messenger as a direct connection tool

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New Structure of Global Facebook Pages: Focus on Local Activation

Mindjumpers

A Global Page needs local activation. Facebook launching this new structure of Global Pages is in my opinion yet another sign of how significant and up-coming it is for international brands to do local market activation based on one global social media strategy. The new Global Pages thereby enable you to do globally controlled local activation. Possibilities for global brands to activate local markets is also something we work with through Mindjumpers Network.

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Meta's VR Worlds are Growing Fast, with Usage Climbing Above 300k Monthly Actives

Social Media Today

The next stage of digital connection is still a way off, but it is beginning to take shape

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YouTube Launches New Option Which Enables Parents to Monitor their Child's Viewing Activity

Social Media Today

YouTube is adding a new option that will enable parents to better monitor their child's in-app viewing activity

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Twitter Tests New Placement for the Tweet Composer to Encourage More Activity

Social Media Today

The new composer format is not radically different, but could help to get more people tweeting

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Snapchat Reaches 347 Million Daily Actives, Sees Slower Revenue Growth in Q2

Social Media Today

Snapchat had warned of revenue impacts back in May

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Ready, Set, Activate Your Digital Audience to Fall in LOVE with your Brand

Pam Moore

Smart marketers of today have incredible opportunity to increase brand awareness, build community, establish trust and activate their audience to actions that will bring fans, customers and partners closer to them and their brand while at the same time helping both the audience members and brand achieve their goals. If you want to see success in online marketing you must activate your audience to help them achieve their goals. 10 ways you can activate your audience today.

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TikTok Reaches a Billion Active Users, the Latest Milestone for the App

Social Media Today

The app continues its meteoric rise, now seeing the same levels of usage as Instagram

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Facebook Adds New Shipping Options to Marketplace Facilitating More eCommerce Activity

Social Media Today

Shipping will enable Marketplace sellers to reach a wider audience, which could also help to fuel Facebook's broader eCommerce ambitions

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Meta Announces New Activations for Pride Month, Including Stickers, AR and VR Projects

Social Media Today

There's a range of ways that you can show support and engage in various Pride-themed events

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WhatsApp Adds New Privacy Tools, Including Online Activity Controls and the Ability to Silently Leave Group Chats

Social Media Today

WhatsApp continues to add in more privacy tools, despite ongoing concerns from various authorities

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YouTube Rolls Out Activity Graph to All Videos, Ups the Maximum Price of Channel Memberships

Social Media Today

The new options will make it easier to find specific segments in video clips - but could they also reduce watch time

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Instagram Adds New Safety Check-Up Tool Amid Rising Reports of Suspicious Activity and Hacking

Social Media Today

Instagram says that it's seen a rise in scammers looking to dupe people via DMs over the past few months

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Meta Publishes New Trending Gift Guide Based on Facebook Marketplace Activity

Social Media Today

The guide covers a range of Marketplace trends, highlighting key products of interest among Facebook shoppers

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

The Realtime Report

billion monthly active users. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Instagram: 200 million monthly active users. Billion Monthly Active Users. 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 The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week.

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Google Will Now Auto-Delete User Activity Data After 18 Months by Default

Social Media Today

Google has announced a change in its data retention approach, which will see it auto-delete user activity data after 18 months

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Instagram Adds New 'Drops' Product Showcase to Help Boost eCommerce Activity

Social Media Today

Instagram has added a new product showcase feature called 'Drops' to highlight new releases

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Reddit Reports That it Now Sees 52 Million Daily Active Users

Social Media Today

Reddit has reported that it served 52 million daily active users in October

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Twitter Rises to 211 Million Active Users, Though Longer Term Growth Targets Looking Harder to Reach

Social Media Today

Twitter's Q3 numbers are steady, but they don't indicate that the platform has found the key formula for the growth that it's chasing just yet

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Facebook Is Testing Longer-Lasting Stories, With an Option to Keep Stories Active for 3 Days

Social Media Today

Facebook is testing a new option which would enable you to keep your Facebook Stories active for longer than the current 24-hour expiry period

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Pinterest Active Users Continue to Slide as it Loses Growth Momentum Sparked by Lockdowns

Social Media Today

Pinterest continues to lose momentum after seeing a big rise in usage during the pandemic

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LinkedIn Posts Record Full-Year Revenue Result, Continues to See Strong Growth in Active Sessions

Social Media Today

The platform has surpassed $10 billion in revenue for the first time, up 27% year over year

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