YouTube rolls out a built in chat feature on mobile!

Janet Fouts

YouTube is rolling out a messenger like feature called Native Sharing' Share videos and chat with your friends without leaving the mobile app. Social Media in Action Video chat YouTube

YouTube Commands 50% of Time Spent On Mobile Entertainment Apps

The Realtime Report

How much time are Americans spending on mobile apps, and which are the most popular? A new study from Flurry takes a look at how apps are dominating mobile, and Google and Facebook are commanding lots of our time. Gaming apps are still tops, leading with 32% of time spent on mobile.

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Using YouTube for B2B

SocialFish

YouTube reigns over online video sharing. With the ability to transform a mere Canadian child – Justin Bieber – into a worldwide household name, YouTube carries sizable clout in the modern world. YouTube will even help you to generate new leads.

How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better

The Realtime Report

How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better By Jessica Oaks. Anyone who has switched contracts from AT&T or Verizon to T-Mobile knows that the wireless service provider does things its own way. T-Mobile proposed another way.

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.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success. This allows you to: Create a movie and load it to YouTube.

Pay Closer Attention To YouTube

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There are two strikingly new(ish) things happening on YouTube that could very well position it to be one of the most interesting developments in how television (and eve movie-like) content gets consumed and monetized. Prior to jumping into the two new(ish) developments that are worthy of your attention, it is still somewhat fascinating to note how few brands leverage YouTube to better understand their consumers. Two new developments on YouTube to pay attention to: TrueView.

The Mobile Commerce Chicken And Egg Conundrum

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Beyond the riot police and YouTube filming of customer stampedes, fisticuffs and people behaving badly, these two days act as a key indicator as to how the holiday shopping season is going to roll out. For years, I've been on a "mobile-first" rant. In short: your mobile experience should be better than your desktop experience (think about Instagram , Snapchat , Tinder , Uber and beyond). The argument against mobile-first. Mobile continues to grow in marketshare.

Is The Content Right On Your YouTube Ad?

Small Business Mavericks

People just love to watch stuff, and as wireless services expand and mobile devices multiply they will be watching more stuff in the year to come. Helena Clark’s recent Search Engine Watch post has some practical tips for getting the content right on YouTube ads. “ There are two types of ads available to us on YouTube: . In-Display ads appear in YouTube search or in display and you are charged when the user clicks to watch it.

Is Shazam the Future of Mobile Marketing

Convince & Convert

Are we about to finally crack the mobile marketing code? Here’s the challenge, and this has always been the challenge for mobile. For more on this and similar concepts, check out the excellent book “ The Mobile Commerce Revolution ” from Tim Hayden and Tom Webster. .

Instagram Video Highlights YouTube Weaknesses

Geoff Livingston

YouTube may have the most to lose from Facebook’s response to Vine , 15 second format videos on Instagram. The following issues spell trouble for YouTube (and Google as a whole): Shorter video formats are increasingly desirable for mobile and tablet devices.

Social Networking Stats: 21% Of Online Video Is Now Mobile, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Mobile Video Now Accounts For 21% Of All Online Video Plays. 21% of all online video-plays globally were completed through mobile devices in the first quarter of the year, according to video technology company Ooyala.

9 Tips on How to Get More Subscribers: A YouTube Guide

Sprout Social

Just like any other social network, YouTube has its own space for businesses to create communities. But on YouTube, it’s essential to learn how to get more subscribers. In case you’re curious, YouTube subscribers are exactly like your other social media followers.

How to Create a YouTube Channel to Make the Most of YouTube’s Billion-User Network

Buffer Social

YouTube, the Google-owned video network, boasts over a billion users — almost one-third of all people on the Internet — and every day people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube and generate billions of views. So why aren’t businesses investing in YouTube?

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3 New Ways To Think About Amazon, YouTube And LinkedIn

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Amazon Adds Ability to Buy Goods From Within Mobile Apps. YouTube Is Where Shoppers Do Research. Back in 2008, the big news was that YouTube had become the second largest search engine in the world after its parent company, Google. This data point still surprises many people who see YouTube as a simple online video platform. Who would have thought that YouTube''s commercial value extends to become a heavy influencer in the purchase decision? mobile.

3 Quick and Easy Short Video Tools for Mobile Animation

Socially Sorted

You can do it in many forms – the whole she-bang on YouTube, Facebook Live or short video on Instagram or Facebook. Adobe Spark has become one of the go-to short video tools for many small business owners to create visuals via desktop or mobile.

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T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession

Ari Herzog

My new obsession is the T-Mobile G2. Here’s a picture I snapped of the two phones side by side : Launching last fall to many positive early reviews , the phone runs on the open source Android operating system and is pre-installed with every mobile application in Google’s arsenal. This works great for me, as I already live and breathe with GMail, Google Voice, Google Maps, and YouTube. It’s funny what 12 months does to a person.

Realtime Olympics: 60% of London 2012 Visits Came Via Mobile; Facebook Was 2nd Highest Traffic Source

The Realtime Report

A new compilation of stats from the 2012 Olympic Games reveals that 60% of visits to the official London 2012 Games website and apps came from mobile devices. There were realtime web scoreboards for all 302 events, and realtime results and live torch relay tracking on the mobile apps.

Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking

Ari Herzog

Here’s my problem: No one touched on the fact that most users access these social networks with their mobile devices! I thought YouTube with their almost 26 million ‘Likes’ would be on top of this. Make sure your URL appears on the mobile platform and adjust if necessary.

Why Single Purpose Apps Are the Future of Mobile Engagement

Convince & Convert

JayToday is available on Youtube , iTunes (as a video podcast), and at JayToday.tv. » Jay Today TV andrew davis apps brandscaping facebook Foursquare jay today linkedin Mobile mobile marketing Recently, I launched a brand-new video podcast called Jay Today.

Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, YouTube and Foursquare: Foursquare app splits in two, launches Swarm. YouTube. Related Stories Social Media News Ticker: Tumblr Users Can Now Customize Blogs Via Mobile Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches Mobile Ad Network, Snapchat Adds Text Chat & Video Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches FB Newswire, Acquires Motion Tracking App Moves.

Mobile Marketing Tips: 8 Steps to be Seen ANYWHERE

Devumi

The move to mobile marketing is taking off at crazy levels. With Google’s latest algorithm update, the over-hyped Mobilegeddon, taking the marketing world by storm lately, you’ve probably started thinking about mobile marketing strategies.

The Year Of Mobile? Sounds Like The Month Of The Smartphone

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Mobile phones may even be going away - along with desktop computers and laptops - in favor of smartphones and tablets. One thing is for certain: the tide is beginning to shift dramatically and it won't be (too) long before mobile becomes the primary screen. People are comfortable watching their favorite TV shows, YouTube clips and movies on a 3.5 It wasn't too long ago that mobile carriers didn't care about data. Mobile networks vs. wi-fi. mobile.

Why Mobile Moments Are Mandatory for Every Business

Convince & Convert

Tweetable Moments Start thinking about your customer’s mobile moment. jbernoff Tweet This Defining Mobile Moments Josh started as a researcher at Forrester 19 years ago. Recently, his research has focused increasingly on mobile use.

Social Media Comic: The Technophobe

SocMed Sean

You know…the one who never wanted to be on “the Interweb” or thinks that “the YouTube” is just about cats on skateboards? Anyone else run into technophobes in their digital lives?

When TV Becomes An Accessory To YouTube

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You''re in the minority (and yes, I say this with full acknowledgement that if you''re spending money on mobile data, this newly added features can be both draining and expensive. MediaPost ran three separate news items in the past few days that hint at the ever-evolving landscape of online video: Facebook Rivals YouTube, Tops 1 Billion Videos Per Day. " YouTube Revenue To Hit $1.13 From the article: "Google''s YouTube will generate an estimated $1.13 mobile.

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Fine-Tuning Targeting with YouTube Cards and Facebook Ads: What’s New in Social Media

SocialFish

Here’s a look at what’s new in social media: YouTube Cards Help Direct Viewers to Relevant Content. YouTube is greeting marketers and video buffs with cards , a new way to direct viewers to relevant content while they’re streaming a video.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Accounts for 17% of Mobile Ad Revenue in US, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Facebook Accounts For 17% Of Mobile Ad Revenue in U.S. We recently looked at mobile ad spending in the UK ; in the US, spending on mobile ads is also increasing rapidly, approaching $9.6

Social Media News Ticker: Crowdfunding Coming To YouTube Soon

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube: Facebook. YouTube. Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch.

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

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Twitter Users Log In Via Mobile. has the greatest percentage of respondents using mobile as the primary way to access Twitter. currently access the social platform via mobile device; 70% log on ‘primarily’ via mobile.

Mobile Necessary Now for Brand Relevancy

Geoff Livingston

If you are not preparing your organization for a mobile web , you will lose competitive positioning. Many brands have dabbled and experimented, but have put off mobile media as they struggled to swallow social media. Brands confided that they had started hiring mobile media managers.

Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Bing , Facebook , Google , Groups you admin section , install-app ads , linkedin , MoPub , new twitter profile , news feed algorithum , rich LinkedIn snippets , Twitter , youtube Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

Monday Morning Reads: Mobile Apps; LoTR Revisited; Funky SEO

Dave Fleet

Lots of really interesting reads in the Monday morning reading hopper this week: a look at why dictatorships would be unwise to cut Internet access; several pieces on the latest in mobile applications; a new take on the Lord of the Rings and a couple of neat videos. Interesting YouTube facts.

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

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic . LinkedIn recently projected that mobile would account for half of the social networking platform’s traffic ; based on the company’s 1st quarter results, that could be a reality soon.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches Mobile Ad Network, Snapchat Adds Text Chat & Video

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vine and Snapchat: Facebook. Facebook Audience Network mobile ad network launches At f8 – last week Facebook launched its new mobile ad network; as the program rolls out over the next few months, developers can sign up or talk to their ad rep about getting early access (TechCrunch). YouTube.

How Facebook Live Will Impact the Near Future of Video Advertising

SocialTimes Facebook

It means YouTube and Hulu will be eating Facebook’s leftovers. As Facebook–which has most of its traffic on mobile–increases the adoption of its Facebook Live platform, we’ll see the landscape of video advertising change dramatically and quickly.

Google, Android, and the evolution of mobile

SocialFish

At the event where they shared information about the new program, they did some demos of Google Maps, Google Earth, and YouTube. They also did a demo of the mobile products they are developing, which inspired this post. Featured Mobile

Social Networking Stats: Over 50% of Facebook’s Q4 Revenue Comes From Mobile Ads, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Over 50% of Facebook’s Q4 Revenue Comes From Mobile Ads. Back in 2012, Facebook had “virtually no mobile presence” and most of the social network’s revenue came from generic banner ads that appeared on the desktop site.

The YouTube Olympics: Viewers Tuned In To 231 Million Video Streams

The Realtime Report

YouTube users across the U.S. and 64 countries in Africa and Asia watched a total of 231 million video streams of Olympics coverage; 72 million of these views came from the IOC’s Official Olympic Channel on YouTube.

YouTube - What is LinkedIn? Part 2

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member. Sign in to YouTube now! LinkedIn Mobile Demo for the iPhone. YouTube. YouTube Handbook. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. What is LinkedIn?