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

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.32 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. 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. Facebook Tops 1.32

Which Social Network Has The Highest User Activity? [infographic]

Mindjumpers

The web design company Go-Gulf.com has compiled an infographic that compares the latest user statistics of the social networking sites Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Linkedin and Pinterest to see which one has the highest user activity. It is no surprise that Facebook takes the lead.

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New Structure of Global Facebook Pages: Focus on Local Activation

Mindjumpers

Yesterday, Facebook announced that a new structure of Global Pages is available for all brands working with Facebook. As a brand, this also provides you the possibility to compare your fan base on a local country level with your competitors’ pages on Facebook.

135 Million Users Are Active in Google+ Stream

The Realtime Report

Out of the 500 million users that have signed up for Google+, 235 million are “active across Google” (aka +1′ing apps in Google Play, hanging out in Gmail, connecting with friends in Search), and 135 million are active just in the Google+ stream.

Social Networking Stats: Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter.

Facebook Messenger Tops 1 Billion Monthly Active Users

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Messenger surpassed a significant milestone, topping 1 billion monthly active users Wednesday. Today we are announcing that more than 1 billion people now use Facebook Messenger every month, making Messenger one of only a handful of apps worldwide that touch so many lives.

WhatsApp Hits 500 Million Active Users

The Realtime Report

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp just topped 500 million active users , according to the company’s blog post yesterday. The service was acquired by social networking giant Facebook back in February.

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

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. LinkedIn: 200 million active users. Google Plus: 135 million monthly active users. Instagram Has 90 Million Active Monthly Users.

Does Social Media Activism work? Social Media for Awareness Raising #metoo

Laurel Papworth

Social media and in particular Facebook & Twitter raising awareness of issues that womens’ nonprofits have being trying to direct attention to FOREVER. I friggin’ detest those Facebook “copy and paste if you care” memes.

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Monitor Your Brand’s Instagram Activity with New Reporting Tool

Mindjumpers

In my blog post How to Boost Your Number of Followers on Instagram , I wrote about the importance of monitoring your activity on photo-sharing application Instagram at the same level as you monitor your other social media presences.

Why Your CEO Should Be Active On Social Media [Study]

Mindjumpers

CEO activity on social networks also appears to influence employees’ faith in their company. As evident form the survey results, there is a pressing need for CEOs to be active in social media. At Mindjumpers, our CEO Jonas Klit Nielsen is an active blogger as well as tweeter.

How to Activate Your Facebook Timeline [video]

Koka Sexton

This is gold for those of us that heard all the hype around Facebook Timeline and can’t wait to see the changes to Facebook. Geek Break Social Media apps facebook facebook timeline gold hype Life Maps Timeline Tumblr

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. LinkedIn: 187 million active users. Google Plus: 135 million monthly active users. Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users.

Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands

Mindjumpers

As Mindjumpers CEO Jonas Klit Nielsen says in his article for IABC , an issue for global brands is found in whether to centralize communication into one brand channel such as a global brand Facebook page, or to have pages for each local market.

Social Media Needs Local Activation!

Mindjumpers

People should be able to express their concern where they are present and where they have a big part of their social life, such as on Facebook. Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands.

Older Adults Active On Social Media Are One-Third Less Likely to Suffer From Depression

The Realtime Report

The study conducted a survey distinguishing those who actively use the internet, and then evaluating participants for mental health issues. Social Media Statistics depression elderly Facebook seniors twitter demographics University of Alabama

Social Networking Stats: 42% of Those With Foursquare App Are Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. LinkedIn: 187 million active users. Google Plus: 100 million monthly active users. 42% of Those Who Downloaded Foursquare App Use It Actively. Nielsen ranked Foursquare behind only Facebook (78 million) and Twitter (23 million) in terms of July mobile app users, according to AdWeek. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week.

Social Activism and Social Media

Unspoken

Social networks are undoubtedly the perfect platform for social activism and the promotion of good causes. One Facebook post sparked the interest of many of his friends, leading them to donate enough money and resources to buy a boat to get the kids to school.

Why B2B Advertisers Need Facebook

SocialTimes Facebook

For most B2B advertisers, we’re finding that Facebook generates exponentially more leads at a more efficient rate. This means a lot of marketers–particularly smaller businesses–need to start prioritizing Facebook. Here are four reasons why: Scale: Facebook is substantially larger than LinkedIn– 1.79 billion monthly active users versus 106 million. On Facebook, advertisers can create custom audiences based on engagement (e.g.,

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Download Your Facebook Data Your Profile And Activity Log - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Facebook is one of the most visited and most referred to Social Media Platform. You have a headache - its on Facebook! Facebook has made a simplified process with a 'Start My Archive' Link. What you can download: You will find the information available in your Facebook account by accessing Your Profile and A ctivity Log. At the bottom of the page you'll see a link that says 'Download A Copy Of Your Facebook Data'.

Facebook Tests Displaying Active Comment Threads Alongside Messages

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is testing an alternative to notifications for users who want to keep track of comment threads on posts. Readers: What are your thoughts on this test by Facebook? Facebook Comments Josh Constine Messages News Feed Notifications Russell Smith Techcrunch

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Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the global availability of Workplace–long-awaited, long-tested and formerly known as Facebook at Work –at an event in London Monday. According to Facebook, the five countries using Workplace the most are: India.

Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages

yMarketingMatters

Facebook is making changes (yes, yet again) to Business Pages, with a new design! It’s a more streamlined layout, consistent with your current Facebook Personal Profile and will look the same on desktop and mobile devices, which is important.

Have You Activated Facebook Subscriptions Yet?

Small Business Mavericks

If you are using Facebook in any capacity as a small business owner – whether you have a personal Facebook profile or you have a Facebook page – then I’d encourage you to activate your Subscriptions. The reason you want to activate subscriptions is because it allows anyone to check out your updates without having to friend you. Now, how do you activate subscriptions? Social Media facebook subscribers

Facebook: More Than 4 Million Active Advertisers; 60 Million-Plus Businesses Using Pages

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced Tuesday that more than 4 million businesses worldwide are active advertisers on the social network, with more than 70 percent of them based outside of the U.S. More than 60 million businesses globally are using Facebook pages, and other statistics the social network revealed in an email to SocialTimes included: The fastest-growing region in terms of businesses advertising on Facebook is Southeast Asia.

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Social Networking Stats: Google+ Hits 400 Million Users, One-Fourth Are Active; #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 955 million monthly active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 (140 active monthly) million users. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. Google+: 100,000,000 monthly active users. active daily) million users.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. LinkedIn: 187 million active users. Google Plus: 100 million monthly active users. LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. via TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 368 million users. via China Daily. Renren: over 170 million users.

Social Media Calls For Pro-Active And Re-Active Actions

Social Media Network Marketing

What this goes to say is that you need a plan that is pro-active along with a plan that is re-active. Allow me to explain this: Just creating a Facebook Business / Fan Pages is not enough. As Facebook rightly calls posts as feeds! For instance suppose you are administrating the Facebook Fan / Business Page of consumer goods. Who will you approach if one day your community member on Facebook mentions that the goods bought are defective.

Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads

SocialTimes Facebook

“Over the coming months,” you won’t have to be a Facebook user to see ads powered by the social network. The social network also touted the measurement benefits for advertisers, saying that they will now be able to count conversions from people who are not connected to Facebook.

How to Actively Use Facebook Post Insights to Improve Your Community Management

Mindjumpers

Facebook Insights is a treasure box of information for community managers who want to see the effect of their brands’ wall posts, and optimize on future content. In this blog post I will look into the post level data that community managers can export to Excel sheets via Facebook Insights.

Facebook Users Prefer to Share Funny, Inspiring Content (Infographic)

SocialTimes Facebook

With more than 1 billion people logging in every day , Facebook is the king of social networks in terms of daily active users and the amount of referral traffic generated by those users. Those who used Facebook less frequently also shared less content.

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How Ad Testing Can Combat Facebook’s Slow Ad Growth

SocialTimes Facebook

In its third-quarter-2016 earnings call , Facebook reported that 1.71 Yet in spite of these impressive numbers, Facebook is expecting much lower ad revenue growth over the next two quarters. Facebook’s advertising volume has reached a point of diminishing returns. This means companies that have been relying on Facebook ads should be cautious. What Facebook’s changes mean for advertisers. billion people used its service in June.

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Once you find these influencers, the trick is activating them to share even more.

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook launched several new features and an improved design for its Analytics for Apps free mobile analytics solution. People Insights and Push Notifications in Facebook Analytics f… Posted by Facebook for Developers on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

On the surface, some may feel that online privacy is only a concern for those attempting to hide their internet activities. Microsoft Windows is the most widely used operating system and is therefore the biggest target for criminal activity. Watch out for phishing activity.

4 Mistakes Marketers Make With Mobile Facebook Ads

SocialTimes Facebook

Nowhere is this shift to mobile more noticeable than with Facebook. Facebook is truly a mobile-first platform , with more than 1 billion mobile daily active users. What’s more, 56 percent of Facebook users access the network exclusively on mobile. With numbers that overwhelming, It’s no wonder that 84 percent of Facebook ad revenue is now mobile. Facebook and social media advertising will drive more than 12 billion calls to U.S.

Facebook Testing Ads in Groups

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook confirmed to Josh Constine of TechCrunch that it is testing the inclusion of ads in groups. 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. Readers: How do you think Facebook users will react if they start seeing ads in groups?

3 Ways Seasonal Brands Stay Active in the Off-Season

Ignite Social Media

Well, hopefully today we can shed some light on a few tips to help brands stay active in the off season. Need some additional help with figuring out how to keep you brand active in the off-season months?

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

Beat the Street, indeed: Facebook’s third-quarter-2016 financial results exceeded Wall Street’s projections across the board, and the social network now boasts 1.79 billion monthly active users as of Sept. Facebook reported 1.79

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Is Your CEO on Facebook Live?

SocialTimes Facebook

Not too long ago, your CEO spotting you using Facebook spelled certain doom, but now, not only is your CEO likely on Facebook, but he or she may even be broadcasting via Facebook Live. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that it has signed on 60 global business leaders to adopt the social network as a communications channel thus far in 2016, compared with a total of 40 for the full year of 2015. Facebook reaches 45 million people per day with business news.