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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. 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.

Parsing Social Networks

Geoff Livingston

In the era of niche social networks we are left with many choices for tools and conversations. A recent discussion on Ken Mueller’s blog about the creep factor online caused me to reflect on parsing social networks for professional success and personal enjoyment.

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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?

How Consumers Use Social Networking Sites

Small Business Mavericks

A study carried out by Sensis shows how consumers are using social networks. Of course, most people are using the social networks for personal reasons, but you should pay attention to these numbers. They seem small, but what they tell me is that people are on the social networks for personal reasons, but while they are there they are also using their time to research consumer opportunities. Clothing/fashion = 42% consumer researchers.

The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift

Buffer Social

Instagram changed its logo on Wednesday, and as with almost any significant change to a popular social network, the internet was split. But why do social networks feel the need to change their core functionality and design? Why social networks need to change.

Facebook, Instagram and Users’ ‘Behavior and Emotions’ (Study)

SocialTimes Facebook

What are the similarities and differences between how users of Facebook and Instagram feel about both social networks? They are also more likely to follow accounts related to fashion, beauty, interior design and people they don’t know personally on Instagram than on Facebook.

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays!

Thoughts on Poken & Off-line Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

Remember the Casio digital diaries which were a digi-fashion statement way back in the 90s? While, the diary still scored over cellphone in some of the features the socially conscious consumer just wanted to have a single device. Filed under: Social Network , Web 2.0

Twitter’s Verified Accounts Application Process (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

Verified accounts debuted on the social network in 2009 , and Twitter’s July announcement paved the way for potential verified accounts in categories such as music, television, film, fashion, government, politics, religion, journalism, media, sports and business.

Tweet, Pay, Love: The Modern-Day Social Media Pop-up

The Realtime Report

This is a guest post by Rupa Ganata, co-founder of men’s grooming online retailer Yes Sir , and of Brand us Social (BUS). Shoppers received the chance to pick up their favourite pieces and pay with social media.

Which social network is best for my business?

Lucy Hall

Which social network is best for me and my business? And there are now heaps of channels and social media platforms a business can get set up on for free, some are more popular than others. Each social network has it’s advantages and of course some have disadvantages. It has to be said that you don’t necessarily have to be active on all of the networks otherwise you may find you will be spreading yourself too thin.

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

Fashion photographer Mario Testino offering a 360 view—both in front of the camera and behind the scenes—of a photo shoot with supermodels Lily Aldridge and Karlie Kloss. The 360-degree photos promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month have officially arrived.

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

They present complex concepts quickly and clearly, and communicate ideas in an easily understandable fashion. Last year, I assembled a collection of 35 infographics that told the story of social media at that time. The History of Social Networking. The Social Media Effect.

Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Tuesday rolled out an online application process for verified accounts , giving individuals and organizations the chance to join the social network’s nearly 187,000 accounts with the blue badge icon. Twitter said the verification application will be available globally later this week, offering as examples of potential verified accounts those in categories such as music, television, film, fashion, government, politics, religion, journalism, media, sports and business.

LOOKK: Community That Connects Designers With Consumers

Mindjumpers

Tweet Social media is used in different industries in different ways. So why should the fashion industry be left behind? We all know that London Fashion Week showcased how to use social media to its full potential with competitions, updates and photos on Facebook, Twitter and blogs.

The 2012 Social Networking Privacy Policy

Webbiquity SMM

If you were to do a Google search for some of the top social networking sites , you’ll almost certainly stumble across a news story concerning privacy issues with user data. This is where social networking is going in 2013. Social Media Marketing

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). Social Media B2B ).

WIWT launches and networks of shared interest

The Way of the Web

So fashion social network WIWT has publicly launched today after a beta period, and I’ve been checking it out after agreeing to upload at least one image of myself. It came from a very simple blog, and has grown into a social network.

8% of Women Dominate Social Sharing

Pamorama

According to a study by AOL and Bovitz Research Group , content sharing is commonplace for women online, and most of them leverage the Web in some fashion for word-of-mouth. Yet only a small number of women account for the vast majority of social media recommendations and referrals.

Vine for Brand Marketing

Mindjumpers

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4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

High heals have stepped on runways, the new collections have been featured on famous models and the exclusive group of high fashion characters have been catched on front-row. Is there any difference between the fashion week procedure now and some years ago?

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. Combining UX With Your Social Media Profiles.

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NASCAR appeals to more than just Sports Fans!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So we thought it would be interesting to track and analyze the social data surrounding NASCAR over the last 30 days in order to reveal audiences segments that are under loved by brands. As expected what we found in the social data was quite interesting.

Are Social Media Companies Overvalued? [Infographic]

Pamorama

Are we experiencing a tech bubble in shares of social media companies? In addition to LinkedIn’s IPO, there have been some other recent developments in the world of social media finance: Microsoft purchased Skype for $8.5

Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

My new role as CMO of Metavana, a soon to be launched social-sentiment engine, has all the elements of my dream job – People, Impact, Autonomy and direct correlation to both the Consumer and Enterprise spaces. Marketing Sincere Marketing Social Media Social Networking Metavana Microsoft.

Picking The Right Social Platform For Your Brand

Mindjumpers

Picking the right social platform is important in order to build the strongest possible social presence for your brand. But it might be difficult to keep up with the latest developments in the fast-moving world of social media, where new features and platforms are a daily occurrence.

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.

Your Socks Should Match Your Trousers

Ari Herzog

It’s apparently a fashion faux pas to match the color of your socks to the color of your shoes. Related Stories Social Networking In Your Face 3 Decembers of Twitter Data No Thanks, @BostonGlobe. Media fashion

How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth

This article covers: What is a troll, History of Trollling and How Social Media can Fix Trolling (how can society fix trolling, actually). The Village has to Fix the Monster – trolls – and use social media and social tools to do that. Social Media Spotlights Trolls.

Why Yik Yak Makes Sense to Me and Snapchat Doesn’t

Geoff Livingston

One psychiatrist [on Fox News] called it the most dangerous form of social media. Yik Yak offers the most obvious form of social media to me, much more so than other youth-driven apps like Snapchat. Conversations is what social media was supposed to be about.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

Here are some social media courses for you (or perhaps, for someone you know) for June and July. All social media training below is held in Sydney – please contact laurel [at] communitycrew.com for other locations and inhouse corporate training.

Everything You Need to Know About Google+

Social Media Marketing

Yesterday, it was announced that Google+ had finally been released as a public beta, meaning that you no longer require an invitation to join the network. When you think about the power of all of those being woven into a single social platform, the possibilities are endless.

5 Reasons Pinterest is Addicting and 4 Weaknesses That May Kill it

Convince & Convert

A 329 percent increase in unique visitors in 90 days is the kind of rocket ship acceleration that is usually far more myth than reality, even in social media start-up circles. social networks infographics instagram monetate photo sharing pinterestLike Google searches for M.I.A.

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

Mindjumpers

Therefore, as a business wanting to reach a large target group, there’s a good chance to succeed by establishing a presence on social networks.

Twitter Bans Automated Bulk Following

Bill Hartzer

If you’re following users in an automated fashion in any way, you had better stop it right now. If you have ANY apps that you’ve authorized that does anything that’s automated and following people in any automated fashion, revoke access to that app.

How to Use Social Media to Plan Your Next Vacation

Ignite Social Media

And now social media platforms are catching on as well. With new features from Pinterest and Google, knowing how to use social media to plan your next trip can make the process easy breezy; check out these features and see for yourself.

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

What I mean by ad hoc is that we’re all walking around with cameras or mobile phones, and many of us are then sharing via our various online networks – and that can range from family pictures and days out to long form writing and video.

3 big brand lessons to apply for small business marketing success

Absolute PA

Each night, just before dessert was served, the lights would dim as our attentive, usually demure waiters hopped onto podiums around the dining area to dance to crowd pleasers like Gangnam Style in hilarious fashion. The blog posts, email updates and social comments just…stop.

Top Posts About Social Media During 2010

Mindjumpers

We believe that this is due to the fact that it can be very inspiring for brands to see how others have obtained success in building a presence on social media, and thereby gain insight into how to do so themselves. How can we do something that will create value through social media?”

Fashion and P.R. Social Media blogger events

Laurel Papworth

This social media invite sent to Fashionista highlights some of the issues of running blogger only events. Social Media Fashion. Some, like me, get fed up with being lectured that we should be on their private PR industry panel as a duty to the social media industry.