12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point.

35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Image credit: Social Media Examiner. Social Media Examiner ).

Top five: New features from social network giants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: New features from social network giants. This week's top five social media must-know news includes new features from Facebook, Google, Instagram and Linkedin. The post Top five: New features from social network giants appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

China: The Most Popular Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Facebook is a “one size fits all social network” for much of the world. It does not matter what age or social background you have, you are on Facebook. The networks in China are much more fragmented. Web-based social networks. Specialized networks.

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. Tumblr: 189 million blogs. 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.

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. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle. How can social media benefit your business?

Social Networking Stats: Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 180 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . were surveyed about fashion, video games, Apple products, and social networks.

ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Our industrial PhD Christopher Zimmerman has been attending this year’s European Conference of Information Systems (#ECIS2014) in search of freshly revealed research on social media, and in particular contributions to the emerging field of social business intelligence.

Amazon.com As Social Networking

Small Business Mavericks

Did you know you can use Amazon.com as a social networking tool? Amazon.com can be your niche networking space. Here are some tips to help make Amazon.com a social networking application for you: When you read a book, listen to music, or try out a new product, leave a review. You can designate a Wish List on Amazon and display your wish list with a widget on your website or blog. Amazon can be used for social networking.

Your Favourite Social Networks as Comic Book Heroes [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet On the blog of Freestyle Interactive , a UK-based full-service digital agency, I found this very nice infographic. Therefore, if you at some point should have wondered how your favourite social platforms compare to your favourite comic book heroes, you can find the answer below.

Social Networking Stats: Moms on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 185 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

There’s no question that B2B marketers have embraced social media. According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content.

What drives participation in a social network?

Direct Marketing Observations

If you’re a social media consultant like Jay Baer , or a larger organization like Accenture for instance, one of the constant constants in social media is the amount of education required to get people all on the same page, before anything can really be accomplished.

Fad Four: 4 Social Networks You’ve Probably Forgotten About

Ignite Social Media

New social networks pop up every now and then, leading the marketing and tech blogging world to collectively proclaim it as the next big thing. In this post, I want to pour one out for the fallen warriors of social media innovation.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 69 million blogs. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 88 million blogs. 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 Networking Stats: One-Third of Latin Americans Will Use Social Networks by 2013, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 70 million blogs. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.

Introducing ArtStudio! The Tool That Creates High Impact Images For Your Social Networks

Postcron

A new tool that allows you to design the best posts for your social networks, and even better: your Instagram Stories. We all know that there can never be enough time to spend on creating our Social Media images. Social Media Apps and Tools

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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Social Networking Stats: Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 174 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 186 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Which social networks do you think are seeing the most growth?

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 188 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

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Getting everyone social media trained

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” said Ben Franklin about social media training never. Most organizations use social media channels in some way as part of their daily business. Social media training.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start. Video URL : [link] ] Visit the films official website at [link] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Tops 100 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 73 million blogs. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.

Social Networking Terms of Use in 2013

Firebelly

2012 didn’t end well for social networking and the ever-looming subject of online privacy. The overwhelmingly negative feedback from Instagram users caused the social network to recant on that aspect of its changes, but the damage was done.

Social Networking Stats: Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 184 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

21 best social media analytics tools

Unmetric

It’s pretty evident that social media isn’t anymore just a medium for communication and funny cat videos. The network is crowded with brand advertisements, contests, free giveaways and much more that vie for consumers attention. Salesforce Social Studio. Zoho Social.

The 2010 Social Network Map | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Facebook seems to be the largest country on the map, and it is a really fast indicator of where to spend your social media efforts. It is simple and an illustrative way to show the different scale between networks.

Why Social Networks Need to Be Part of Your Holiday Sales Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Convenient, GlobalWebIndex just released some fascinating stats around product research on social platforms. According to the study, 37% of internet users use social networks to research products and brands. We’re just two weeks away from the biggest shopping push of the year.

The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Social media platforms and practices evolve constantly.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 196 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.32 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

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 v2 View more documents from Paul Adams.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 259 Million Members, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 162 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.15 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media is an interesting animal. And that made me think some more: what is the hidden remarkability in the lives of those we encounter every day – or, at least, every few days – in social media?

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Reaches 80 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 67 million blogs. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Is Top Mobile App, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 154 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.15 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

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Social Networking Stats: Twitter Engagement Drops, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 170 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.19 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

Social Networking Stats: 80% of World Leaders on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Tumblr: 165 million blogs. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Social Networking Stats: Reddit Earns 56 Billion Pageviews in 2013, #RLTM Scoreboard.

China: The State of Social Media

Mindjumpers

A survey done in 2012 by McKinsey, showed that 95 percent of those living in Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 cities are registered on a social media site and proves at the same time to be the most active users. The Chinese social media landscape is vast and bubbling with innovation.

Social Networks and Privacy

Janet Fouts

This is especially true when you are on multiple networks. Think of your online conversations as an aggregate whole and not just one network at a time. You can’t mention activism and social media without James Karl Buck coming up.

Infographic: Selling in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

Some great stats here about how companies and brands are using social media to boost sales. via Social Media Today. Related posts: Blog check list for getting noticed. Psychology of social networking. Featured infographic Social Media