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.

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. More importantly, a family man and sport loving Aussie who loves life). There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms.

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Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. More importantly, a family man and sport loving Aussie who loves life). There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms.

[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!

SocMed Sean

Contrary to popular belief, Facebook is NOT the largest social network on the planet. So the numbers are clear that more transactions are sent via email every day, but is email really a social network?

Adidas Teams With Champs Sports To Create Instagram Mini Series

The Realtime Report

Following their impressive World Cup ad campaign, Adidas has teamed up with Champs Sports to create four different online shows that will air only on Champs Sport’s Instagram page. According to Scott Burton, director of marketing for Champs Sports, the duo’s target demographic is male, high school varsity athletes, and the decision to create 15-second clips on Instagram was an attempt to generate more sharable, rewatchable and memorable content (AdWeek).

Nielsen Social Content Ratings, Week of Nov. 28: The Voice Is Heard

SocialTimes Facebook

NBC reality competition show The Voice topped the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for TV series and specials for the week of Nov. Meanwhile, three college football games (two of them conference championships) and one classic soccer rivalry match cut into the National Football League ’s dominance of the sports category.

Twitter Monetizes Exclusive NBA Livestreamed Shows

SocialTimes Twitter

Livestreamed sports programming on Twitter is being monetized for the first time, as American Express and JBL Harman reached an agreement for ad inventory during the National Basketball Association ’s original fare for the social network.

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Today’s lesson is user-generated content 101 and five reasons why the future belongs to the users. User-generated content is far better at creating that community. Rise of the social photobooth and video jukebox. Their interaction is content of the highest order.

11 Big Myths About Social Media and Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Much of what we’ve come to believe about social media and content marketing is wrong. I crushed them originally a few weeks ago on a webinar for the Content Marketing Institute : Myth 1: My customers are not social. Myth 2: Social is not measurable.

Nielsen Social Content Ratings, Week of Dec. 12: The Voice, NFL Prevail

SocialTimes Facebook

NBC reality competition show The Voice once again topped the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for TV series and specials for the week of Dec. Meanwhile, it was a clean sweep for the National Football League , as NFL games accounted for the week’s entire top 10 list in the sports category, led, as usual, by the Dallas Cowboys.

Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas

PWB Marketing Blog

One of the biggest challenges B2B marketers have is coming up with new content. So how do you find new content that engages audiences? Try these six surprising B2B content marketing ideas. You can use a tool like Ning to create a custom social network.

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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 The social network’s September average of 1.09

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. Content marketing works.

30 Resources and Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

Pamorama

Sports memorabilia, carnival glass, stuffed animals, you name it. Pinterest , the new social-media darling, took note of this behavior and created an easy-to-use site where people can share their interests in the form of pictures. People like to collect things.

Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows

SocialTimes Twitter

The social network and the league announced an expanded content partnership Tuesday that will bring a new weekly pregame show to Twitter, along with a second show, for which the details have not yet been worked out. The shows will be created through the NBA Digital partnership with Turner Sports , and the league’s pact with Twitter also extends the Amplify program between the two partners, with more video content coming for Twitter, Vine and Periscope.

Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features

SocialTimes Twitter

detailed the social network’s and apps’ Rio 2016 features in a blog post. Users can follow country-specific Moments throughout the games to see highlights of their favorite teams and sports, as well as recap moments with results and medal counts.

10 Reasons Brands Fail to Convert Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Commerce Facebook Interactive Marketing Sales Social Media Social Networking Strategy. Unless the new friend has great content to go back to, there’s not much of a reason to go directly to their page very often, if at all. Stagnant Page Content.

RIP: Social Media Networks & Features that Died in 2016

Ignite Social Media

The social media space saw many changes as well. Social media networks constantly have to improve and evolve in order to stay relevant. This post will revisit some of the social media networks and channel features that didn’t make it to 2017.

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

mashable.com

Jobs Events Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable! 5 Tips for Great Content Curation. In reality, good content curation isn’t as simple as pushing a share button. Be Part of the Content Ecosystem. Content curation. Latest Social Media News.

Health And Fitness Apps See 62% Increase In Usage In Last Six Months

The Realtime Report

Over the past two years, there have also been various innovative health and fitness apps integrated with major social networks. Such integration has inspired other fitness-based social networks including Fitocracy , Daily Mile , and Traineo.

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Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

Between 10 and 20 top creative talents across Europe are headed out to #EURO2016 to create exclusive, insider content. He unique approach has gained him an enormous social following, and he will be hosting Periscope broadcasts pregame and postgame to capture the match-day atmosphere.

Fore! Twitter to Livestream Early Round PGA Tour Tournament Play

SocialTimes Twitter

Early round action from PGA Tour tournaments will be livestreamed exclusively on Twitter as part of a partnership between the golf organization and the social network. Content will include pre-tournament analysis, interviews, range coverage and live competitions from marquee groups’ first two holes. Enjoying @PGATOURLIVE ? There's more live golf coming to Twitter in 2017. TwitterSports https://t.co/5QoHZ0vecI 5QoHZ0vecI pic.twitter.com/SGs2oFk3YW.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter?

A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr

Mindjumpers

Thanks to these functions, Tumblr has a social structure that allows you to connect with your target group on a level that can be hard to achieve on other blogging platforms. Share unique content based on a lifestyle branding mentality. Combining UX With Your Social Media Profiles.

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A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

The social network posted revenue of $602 million, up 20 percent compared with the second quarter of 2015, with ad revenue of $535 million up 18 percent year-over-year. And ultimately, we want to also serve underserved content, under-distributed content.

How to Optimize your Paid Search with Social Media

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So we potentially have a large sports audience as a segment of our brand, right? When I put a search term into Google, typically eight of the top 10 results are social because consumers are creating enough content for that to happen.

Copa América Centenario 2016 on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vine, Periscope

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook and Instagram teamed up with the event’s broadcasters— Fox Sports in the U.S. Facebook provided the following Instagram-related statistics in an email to SocialTimes: 20 of the top 100 Instagram accounts by followers either belong to soccer players or are related to the sport.

Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth

My view is that there are deeper issues here -Qantas brand voice on social media is not their traditional marketing voice. Staff should be backed on social media and the Community is NOT always right! Is it my content or hers now? SOCIAL PROBLEMS HIGHLIGHTED.

Periscope Live Videos, Highlights Can Be Monetized via Twitter Amplify

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter introduced another way for its users to monetize video content , extending its Amplify program to live videos and highlights on Periscope. When he started Periscoping during the Wimbledon Championships , it was clear to us that is a change in how people will watch sports.

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You Suck! So I Unfollowed You On Twitter!

SocMed Sean

For those of us who take social media seriously, it’s not a game. In fact, for me I make my living from social media and I take it very seriously. What I do care about is whether you provide valuable content. a good sport about it, though. Humor Social Twitter best practices social media social networking tipsMaybe you should be more interesting! Let’s get something straight.

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A Look Into Why People Share on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

And you know this is the tip of the iceberg in terms of how much information the world is sharing in social media. The content we decide to share is varied and frequent. That’s just not part of normal face-to-face socializing, and in some cases, maybe even inappropriate.

Creating Great-Performing Social Media Content - Tips for Share-Friendly Posts

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Creating Great-Performing Social Media Content - Tips for Share-Friendly Posts. Creating content for social media can be tough. Your audience wants visual, shareable content that they can respond to emotionally. Diversify Your Content.

Some Perspectives on Pinterest

Social Media Marketing

There are a number of sites and platforms that serve as social bookmarking tools: Delicious is probably the best known one; StumbleUpon, Reddit and Digg are variations on the concept of the merging of discovery, serendipity and search, with tagging as the common thread that runs through each.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites?

Statistics: Why integrate Facebook into your business

Laurel Papworth

STATISTICS WITHIN What are the social media statistics of engaging on Facebook? Will you see an increase in: brand recall, engagement, time on your website, referrals, sales revenue, and so on if you add Facebook social plugins? This post is about social media statistics and Facebook.

The Washington Post Proves You Can’t Trust the Media

Geoff Livingston

Those that remain are younger and less experienced, and they have to produce more content. This is true of small and large media outlets alike, as evidenced by a series of stories produced by the Washington Post ‘s sports section in the past two weeks.

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Facebook’s little secret…

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s based on how I helped one company start its journey into social media by creating a Facebook secret group. The idea was to restrict this skittish company’s FB presence to the secret group as proof of concept so the management team could get used to the idea of social media.

Brands: It’s not enough to be liked

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The fan page becomes a focus group that can be mined for consumer insights, which can feed back to content creation, stage gate development and campaign tracking. Audience discovery is the use of social data to segment those who talk about your brand into their affinities.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? How do the audiences differ across various social networks?

31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

The original WPO model focused on content-sharing to maximize organic brand visibility; as the WPO framework evolved , it incorporated paid and industry (e.g., How can social, PR, SEO, and online advertising efforts be coordinated to maximize brand visibility?