Instagram Is Fastest Growing Social Network Worldwide

The Realtime Report

Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn are still the most popular social networks worldwide, but Instagram is growing faster than any other social site, according to new research by GlobalWebIndex.

Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

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. . Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks.

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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. . Piper Jaffray’s semi-annual survey, Taking Stock With Teens , was published Tuesday (April 9th).

Blogs Influence Consumer Spending More Than Social Networks

Pamorama

A new survey from Technorati has found that many consumers are turning to blogs when they’re looking to buy something. Blogging Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Networking Consumer Spending Facebook Influencer Marketing Twitter

Teens on Social Networks: Facebook Wins, But Twitter Is Narrowing the Gap

The Realtime Report

A recent Piper Jaffray survey of American teens revealed that Facebook is still the most popular social network among this age group – but Twitter is following close behind. Out of the 7,700 teens surveyed: Facebook was first choice for 3,280.

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. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . The data came from the survey responses of more than 1,650 students from over 200 different colleges.

The State of Social Media Marketing – Summary of Annual Survey Report (Part 2)

Mindjumpers

In a previous blog post , Jonas made a summary of a report called “The State of Social Media Marketing” from January 2012 in which he outlined the key points and conclusions drawn from the report. Social media monitoring continues to be an important component of social strategy.

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.

Social Networking Stats: 63% of Users Share Product Info on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. via SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. 63% of Facebook Users Share Product Info on the Social Network With Friends, Family. The survey asked Facebook users whether they share info about products on social media, and what (if anything) motivates them to do so.

Summarized: The 2013 In-House Counsel New Media Engagement Survey

Myrland Marketing

Those of us who care about all forms of marketing, networking and communication for lawyers anticipate surveys that study the use of Social Media, as well as all marketing tools, when it comes to lawyers’ clients. This is the third survey released by this partnership.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Dispute Survey. Social Media Facebook

Social Networks Have Little Influence on What You Buy Online

Pamorama

The company has been playing catch-up when it comes to the social Web. Instead of transforming Gmail into a social communications hub linking to Twitter, Facebook, and other social networking sites, Buzz tried to replace them — not good.

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Social Networks and Politics: 16% Have “Changed Their Views” Based On Social Media

The Realtime Report

Over one-third of social network users consider sites like Facebook and Twitter “very” or “somewhat” important for keeping up with political news, and fully one-quarter (25%) see these sites as a place for debating political issues.

A Social Network For Genetics Research: Can It Help Isolate Parkinson’s Genes?

The Realtime Report

Can social networks help with medical research? The world’s first genetics-based social network – as 23andMe labels itself – is looking to show they can. The company recruited people using social media, and at Parkinson’s research conferences.

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

The content on search engines and social media gets a little lost among all the stats and charts so I thought I’d summarize that data here. Social Media 19% of the public regularly (7%) or sometimes (12%) get news or news headlines through social networking sites.

How to Meet Your Consumers’ Social Media Expectations

Mindjumpers

The crucial part of being commercially successful on social networks, however, isn’t just to have a profile or account. However, with the maturity of social media and the use thereof, what consumers want has changed over the years. Already on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest?

All Polls and Surveys Are Not Equal

Geoff Livingston

In Washington, polls and surveys drive policy decisions, particularly around campaign season. However, several online polls and surveys last week did produce highly questionable results, and in once case, was outed as a hoax tarnishing the Microsoft Explorer brand.

The 2013 State of Community Management Survey

SocialFish

Each year, The Community Roundtable , a peer network of social business professionals (I’m a member), does a really great report on the state of community management. trillion in optimization to be gained by using social network approaches.

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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. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . A recent study from Nielsen and Twitter reveals that, out of several European countries surveyed, the U.K.

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1

Social Networking Stats: #RLTM Scoreboard, Marketers Buy Facebook Ads for Awareness, Not Fans

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Marketers are buying Facebook ads primarily to build awareness and sentiment, according to a new survey by Ad Age and Citigroup. “ Social Media Statistics #RLTM scoreboard Facebook ads social networking statistics

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

86% of B2B companies surveyed are currently blogging, along with 77% of B2C companies. But just 60 percent of surveyed marketers consider them effective. The CMO Survey ). The CMO Survey ). The CMO Survey ). The CMO Survey ).

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MUST READ new Pew survey about groups on the internet

SocialFish

There is a brand new Pew Internet Research survey out called The Social Side of the Internet which is all about the impact of the internet on GROUP-FORMING. It is hard to underestimate the impact of social media and internet use on group engagement.

SWYN: Why People Do and Don’t Share Email Marketing Content on Social Networks

Social Email Marketing

It’s a large report at 40 some pages, but a few questions about sharing newsletter content via social networks caught my eye and I wanted to. Email marketing Social media marketing contactlab email marketing Europe report share with your network survey SWYNI recently came across Contactlab’s European E-mail Marketing Consumer Report 2010 and found some very interesting statistics for European email users.

88% of Digital Marketers Consider Realtime Marketing Critical To Their Efforts

The Realtime Report

Three-quarters of marketers are using realtime marketing, and 41% have included realtime marketing in their 2014 budgets, according to a new survey from realtime web personalization platform Evergage. Related Stories Social Networking Stats: 8 in 10 U.K.

Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook

The Realtime Report

Tumblr is more popular than Facebook among young social media users, according to a recent survey by Posterous co-founder Garry Tan. Here’s the breakdown per platform: Tumblr dominated, used regularly by 61% of teens and 57% of young adults surveyed.

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Why Your CEO Should Be Active On Social Media [Study]

Mindjumpers

One of the basic steps for brands to take on social media is to enhance brand awareness by focusing on spokesperson visibility. The need for the top officials to communicate on behalf of the company becomes more apparent through the study done by social media branding firm BRANDfog.

Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and.

Adam Sherk

The surveyed group included a mix of sites covering general and breaking news as well as specific topics such as lifestyle, sports or entertainment. So what percentage of total site traffic came from Twitter and the other social sites?

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Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

www.web-strategist.com

The Techcrunch acquisition dispels those myths 2 days ago « People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Sept 21, 2010 Upcoming Research Teaser: What do Employers Want in a Corporate Social Media Strategist? timbursch Do you think we will see a Social ID, similar to OpenID?

70% Of Users Visit Pinterest For Inspiration On What To Buy

The Realtime Report

And within these categories, the gap between the two social networks is quite large. 67% of of Pinterest users visit the site to keep up with the latest trends; only 22% of Facebook users visit the social networking giant to do the same. .

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Lawyers: Do These Questions About Social Media Sound Familiar?

Myrland Marketing

I write a lot about Social Media and Social Networking because I find that lawyers have many questions. Could you please do me a BIG favor and take 60 seconds to answer a very simple, 1-question survey? Create your own user feedback survey Thank you so very much!

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.

European Survey Shows Email & Social are Powerful Combination

Social Email Marketing

According to part two of eCircle’s European Social Media and Email Marketing Study, email and social are a powerful combination for marketers. Email marketing Social media marketing email marketing social media marketing social networksThe study reinforces the message that a cross-channel marketing strategy is crucial for success. Email boasts an impressive reach with 90% of respondents in.

The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

A staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users. Social media automation addresses this challenge beautifully.

The Future of Mobile Social Networking

Kikolani

It is safe to say that social networking has gone mainstream and is here to stay. There are only 3 countries on the planet that have a higher population than Facebook has users which proves the overall popularity of social media. Social media is getting more and more targeted.

90% Of Small Businesses Are Networking Online

The Realtime Report

Nearly 90% of small businesses are spending time networking online, according to a new study by small business forum Manta. Out of 600 small business owners nationwide, 74% believe social networking platforms are as important as in-person networking – if not more so.

Millennials On Mobile, Social Media [Report]

The Realtime Report

adults to feel that social media sites are very important for finding information about news and current events, according to a new report from Scarborough Research. The majority – 51% – of millennial cell phone users access social networking sites via their mobile.

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We're Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed

Pamorama

A recent study by Retrevo surveyed just over 1000 Americans and asked questions such as when, where, and how much time they spend on sites and services like Facebook and Twitter. It turns out that many of us are obsessed, checking in with our social circles at all times of the day and night.

Do Americans Trust Facebook?

The Realtime Report

Once again, Americans are not very comfortable with Facebook – over one-quarter of those surveyed think Facebook is most likely to violate their privacy. Social Media Statistics Facebook Google IRS NSA privacy social networking statistics trust

Social Media in the Workplace

Pamorama

Does social media have a place at the office? A recent report from Clearswift , an IT security firm, found that 19% of companies are blocking employee access to social media sites at work, up 10% from last year. How much is too much when it comes to surfing social media at work?