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.

Which Social Network is Your Pro Sports League [infographic]

Convince & Convert

» Social Media Strategy facebook linkedin pinterest pro sports social networks twitter This is a happy day, as NFL football is BACK.

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Reeling in: How A Social Network For Sports Fishing Won 7m Users

Forbes Social Media

The Swedish startup Fishbrain is already the biggest sports fishing app and social network in the world, but it wants more. Fishing is big business. SPOT:US

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).

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Social Networking Accounts for 1 in 4 Minutes Spent Online in Europe

The Realtime Report

For those 397 million Europeans, social networking now accounts for 1 in 4 minutes spent online. 50% visited sports sites and newspaper sites. Social Media Statistics Comscore EU5 Europe social networking statistics

Most-Tweeted Sports Event In History: Germany vs. Brazil

The Realtime Report

Though the 2014 World Cup action has begun to die down, now with only two teams remaining, the social media frenzy surrounding the tournament has not. Social Media Statistics #WorldCup Brazil Facebook Germany social media social media campaign tweets per minute Twitter World Cup

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The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

One of my clients, a very large sports drink company, has indirectly nudged me into taking a look at the state of what I drink, and ea, on a daily basis. The offshoot of this has been that I have been paying a lot of attention to the health and fitness social space.

Mobile Social Networking Growing

Freelance Social Media

Search About Jacinta is the owner of LangfordMedia , a digital marketing firm that specializes in social media, web development, and mobile app development.

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.

Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

Bryan Srabian , Director of Social Media for the San Francisco Giants , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dedicating a physical space to social, basing an editorial calendar on the baseball game schedule, and how to handle rivalries in the Twittersphere.

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Social media and the rise of fantasy sports

Sprout Social

You don’t have to be a sports fanatic to know how much sports fans love to share updates about their teams on social media. Fantasy sports have played a huge role in shaping fans’ communities and conversations on social platforms. What are fantasy sports? Fantasy sports are a game where participants build imaginary teams. Despite popular belief, fantasy sports actually got their start in the 1960s. Sporting goods companies.

Social Networking Stats: Global Spending on Facebook Ads Increases 50%, #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. . Social Media Statistics Facebook Kenshoo social networking statistics

Obama Reiterates the Power of Social Networks

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Obama Reiterates the Power of Social Networks by cinta5 on November 10, 2008 Over the last year Obama’s campaign was all over the internet.

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? Subcribe via RSS Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? August 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base.

[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?

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.

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.

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.

Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

Mindjumpers

Facebook Live is a new interactive channel for the Facebook crowd, more precisely a channel dedicated to the happenings of the social networking company as opposed to a channel for others.

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US Mobile Ad Spending Will Top $4 Billion in 2012

The Realtime Report

sports grew 417%. Just under 3 in 10 (28%) of mobile ads sent viewers to social media actions. eMarketer speculates that the incorporation of “native” ad formats in social media may have helped drive the high growth of ad spending.

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DHL and F1: Proving Sponsorship Value with Social Listening and Image Recognition

Talkwalker SM

But despite this vast expenditure, measuring the ROI of sponsorship remains a tricky business , especially with social media changing the game when it comes to measuring the reach of a brand or logo. Live global sporting events receive millions, sometimes billions of viewers.

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Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

Mindjumpers

Facebook Live is a new interactive channel for the Facebook crowd, more precisely a channel dedicated to the happenings of the social networking company as opposed to a channel for others.

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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.

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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Can Your Social Media Posts Negatively Impact Your Workers’ Compensation Claim?

SocMed Sean

Social media connects more and more people every day. For some, social media is a necessary evil , while for others, it’s a chance to post every detail of their day-to-day life, no matter how minor. In this modern era, social media in the workplace is common, as employees often check their Facebook, Instagram and other social media accounts frequently throughout the day. Now, you may be wondering what are the effects of social media on your workers compensation claim.

[Sponsored] Buffalo Wild Wings Takes Finger Football Mobile And Social

SocMed Sean

From a social media perspective, I’ve always been a pretty big fan of Buffalo Wild Wings. Not only do they provide value to their fans and followers in the form of promotional coupons and updates on sporting events, they actually engage with their customers.

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Top Twitter trends for 2011

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s probably an accurate reflection of users’interests; interesting that there are no major brands mentioned (other than sport). Related posts: Women in social media. Social media boosts campaigns. This infographic describes the top trends on Twitter last year.

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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. 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.

The Magic Number

Social Media Marketing

For example, in programming , sports , chemistry , physics , or even The Price is Right. But in the world of social networks, to me it means how many platforms and sites can you keep up with before it's simply too much? Google+ LinkedIn facebook Twitter social networks

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Competing on the Field But Cooperating in the Office

Social Media Strategery

It’s not difficult to find examples of sports teams using social media. There are plenty of case studies of sports leagues and teams using social media for marketing purposes - where are the examples of using social media to improve league and team collaboration?

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. That’s just not part of normal face-to-face socializing, and in some cases, maybe even inappropriate. It’s social.

Brands: It’s not enough to be liked

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Audience discovery is the use of social data to segment those who talk about your brand into their affinities. What are they interested in – sports, music, TV? Related posts: Paul Dunay joins Networked Insights as the CMO Almost 5 years ago I started this blog with the.

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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.

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. As excited as marketers may get about shiny new objects— especially social media objects—they‘re often reluctant to spend money on developing new efforts for them.

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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! SOCIAL PROBLEMS HIGHLIGHTED. Do online communities overreact?

What is the Value of a Tweet or Facebook Fan?

Laurel Papworth

Here’s some statistics for you: Eventbrite – Online Ticketing, Social Conference Organiser. On average, across all social channels, each share is worth an average of $1.78 chompon_social_action_value. // ]]> JustGiving Not For Profit.

Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach? NFL analysts and sports writers now have two weeks to dissect the matchup, talk about players and schemes and come up with good storylines.

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The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on November 18, 2009 UPDATE: There is a a newer post on this topic here: The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season The role of social media in professional sports is getting a lot of attention these days, unfortunately mostly in the form of teams and leagues trying to clamp down on it or players making mistakes with it.

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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. Innovation Search Social Media Social Networking

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. Social matters in b2b.

Indiscriminate Interconnectivity

Direct Marketing Observations

In today’s “Uber” connected social world, what makes things work or why they work, is that we’re all now indiscriminately interconnected to each other. Whether you’re a brand trying to sell a product, someone trying to sell a book, or someone trying to get a job, or get a project, or build a book of business, you need networks, brand champions, supporters, advocates, friends and even strangers along the way to help you get where you need to go.

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History Repeats – Facebook is the new AOL

Convince & Convert

You didn’t need to go to “the Web&# because you had AOL News, Weather, Sports, Email ( you’ve got mail ), Chat, eCards, Shopping, Stocks and more at your fingertips. Yes, I live and breath tools agnosticism in my social media strategy consulting.

Like This Post? Share it on LinkedIn!

Ari Herzog

The top right corner of every blog post on AriWriter now sports a LinkedIn share button. The LinkedIn share button was released earlier today on the professional networking site’s blog. Social Networking LinkedIn networking