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.

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. 18 Facebook Stats and Facts.

Which social network would you quit?

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you had to quit one social network, which would it be? This is my most-answered Facebook question ever posed with 57 people taking the time to register a vote. Perhaps surprising, Facebook! Six people would leave the most popular of social networks.

Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

The Realtime Report

YouTube is the “undisputed champion” among social networks in terms of driving referrals, delivering the most traffic and the highest levels of engagement, according to a new study from Shareaholic. Tied in fourth place are Twitter and Facebook, with similar results.

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. Facebook Rolls Out New Live Video Tools. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items .

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Social Networking Stats: Twitter Engagement Drops, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.19 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Twitter’s Growth Slows, Engagement Drops in Q4 .

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

Mindjumpers

Tweet Are you considering which social networking site to spend your time and money on? It is no surprise that Facebook takes the lead. By far, Facebook has the most users and visitors to their site. Let us know if you have any take on the future of the social networks.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter.

Social Networks See Majority of Traffic Coming From Mobile

The Realtime Report

Mobile is accounting for a huge portion of social networking use; for newer platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and Vine, use is “almost exclusively mobile.” LinkedIn and Tumblr are the only two social networks seeing more desktop use than mobile.

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Why Facebook Is Still the Hottest Social Network for Brands

Firebelly

Mobile users spend 30 minutes a day on Facebook. This just in from Business Insider ‘s Matt Rosoff: “ When it comes to mobile social network usage, there’s Facebook, then there’s everybody else. Facebook Social Media Marketing

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.

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Should I connect only with family and good friends on Facebook and only business contacts on LinkedIn? How secure should I feel when using Facebook’s privacy settings to determine which groups of friends can or cannot see particular photos?

Egypt, Russia Top U.S. For Social Networking Among Internet Users

The Realtime Report

What percent of internet users engage in social networking in the U.S. internet users engage with social networking sites, that number is higher in Egypt (88% use social networks), Russia (86%) and Turkey (79%).

How to Optimize Videos Across Every Social Network

Oktopost

From Instagram Stories to Facebook Live, more and more B2B marketing professionals are realizing the potential of social video in driving greater audience engagement, higher conversion rates, and more revenue. Social Media Marketing Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Social Engagement Social Media Strategy Thought Leadership Twitter Video Marketing YouTube

Social Networking Stats: 52% of SMBs Use Facebook for Ads/Promotions, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . 27% use Facebook an awareness and promotion tool.

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.

5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. ” Unfortunately, there are far too many “experts” online touting that you must be on every new shiny object and social network. Stop only playing around with the social networks.

Four Points to Remember When Adopting a New Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

While I haven’t given in to the craze yet, it’s impossible to ignore its meteoric rise in the world of social media, not just within our industry but in mainstream adoption. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you develop a strategy for social networks, both new and old.

Big Ad News at the Big 3 Social Networks | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all made moves last week in the ad space that social media marketers will want to be up to speed on, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Facebook Announces New Data Analysis Options for Advertisers.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.15 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . billion monthly active users. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users.

Virgin America Launches First In-Flight Social Network With #PlanePitch Twitter Contest

The Realtime Report

The ability to access your social networks while in the air is nothing new; many airlines offer in-flight WiFi (for a price) within the US. Users access the network by downloading Here on Biz iOS mobile app and registering a new account using their LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter profile.

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Social Networking Spam - You Are What You Tweet.

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Social Networking Spam - You Are What You Tweet.

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. Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . billion monthly active users. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users.

New Study Shows that Misinformation Sees Significantly More Engagement than Real News on Facebook

Social Media Today

A new research report has shown that misinformation sees up to 4x more engagement than content from more reputable sources on The Social Network

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Social Networking Stats: Faster Growth Predicted for Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Easing user growth comparisons, combined with strong engagement driven by the World Cup in June, lead us to expect domestic user growth re-acceleration,” said Ken Sena, an analyst at Evercore ( Bloomberg ). billion monthly active users. YouTube.

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Looking more closely, the ComScore data show that the average pricing for online ads exclusive of social-networking sites, namely Facebook and MySpace, would be much higher, about $2.99

Social Networking Stats: Twitter’s User Growth Exceeds Expectations, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.32 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . billion monthly active users. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users.

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts. In this week's top 5 must-know social media news, we see major social networks rolling out initiatives to protect privacy and increase transparency. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Pinterest are all featured.

Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Non-profits see online social media as an inexpensive way to build relationships, increase involvement, and help out with publicity and education efforts. YouTube (46.5%) and Twitter (43.2%) were cited as alternate social networking tools.

6 Ways To Increase Engagement on your Facebook page.

Socialmedia.biz

billion people logging into Facebook every day, almost 50 million businesses continue to use the 13-year old social networking platform for attracting new customers and interacting with their existing audience. below average engagement rate. With an average of 1.47

Social Networking Stats: The Skinny on Whisper, Secret & Snapchat, plus #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.19 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Snapchat social networking statistics Whisper Whisper.sh

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.

Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

Webbiquity SMM

However, digital technology, and social networking sites in particular, have fundamentally altered the way events are experienced. Through social media platforms , attendees and businesses can share content and experiences from the event. Guest post by Reno Macri.

Social Networking Stats: Comparing Top Brands (Big vs. Small) on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.19 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Interbrand companies average 43,100 engagements per month.

Social Networking Stats: 73% of College Students Would Open A Branded Snapchat, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. .

Social Networking Stats: 8 in 10 U.K. Twitter Users Log In Via Mobile, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. .

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7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

My friend (and client, but he’s a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new things – no doubt why he’s Network Solutions’ “social media swami,&# and he mentioned it. You can schedule posts to Facebook.

The 4 Social Networks I Use Most

Ari Herzog

I started 2014 with a mission to use social networks without rules. On Facebook and LinkedIn, I wrote that I needed a pre-existing relationship to connect. Facebook is overrated, I realized during the fourth quarter of the year.

'Jumo' – The New Social Networking Site For Non-profit.

Mindjumpers

Hearing Chris Hughes speak about the social networking site, definitely made me think two things: 1. So, put simply, Jumo is going to be an umbrella network for organisations doing good. What took me by surprise, though, is that Jumo already has a Facebook page.

3 Infographics on Why You Should Use Social Networks as Marketing.

Mindjumpers

Statistics taken into consideration, it’s more popular than ever to be present at several platforms, and Facebook, Twitter and Youtube each have a large audience. For example, if you just think about your circle of friends, is there anybody who is not on Facebook?

Finding Order in Social Networking Chaos

Ari Herzog

When I began speaking at social media conferences in 2009, I auto-followed 7,000 on Twitter and had nearly 1,000 Facebook friends. On Facebook and LinkedIn specifically, I have to know you in the way that Thom describes. Engage with those who engage you, be.