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.

Psychology of social networking

Sherrilynne Starkie

Infographic: Twitter facts. Scientific Socializing Infographics – The Psychology of Social Networking Chart is Fascinating (TrendHunter.com). Facebook Featured Social Media infographic Psychology Social network TwitterWe tend to over think some things in life and here’s proof. Do you suffer from high levels of narcisim or low self esteem?

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.

Top Five: Social Networks Take Action on Politics

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Social Networks Take Action on Politics. This week's top five social media must-know news features Facebook & Twitter's new rules for political content, Google's action on scammers, new features from Snapchat & LinkedIn. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie.

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. Social Media Examiner ). Social Media Examiner ).

Friday Funny: Newfangled Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

Friday Funny: Newfangled Social Networking is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Friday Funny: Newfangled Social Networking. Shonali Burke Social Media cartoon friday funny Sean R. Nicholson social networking

Which social network would you quit?

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you had to quit one social network, which would it be? Six people would leave the most popular of social networks. Five would kick Twitter to the curb. Many people fail to find value in participating in these two networks. The ROI of social media.

China: The Most Popular Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Facebook is a “one size fits all social network” for much of the world. It does not matter what age or social background you have, you are on Facebook. The networks in China are much more fragmented. Web-based social networks. Specialized networks.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter.

The Challenge of Authenticity in Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been thinking about this since Shonali’s thought-provoking post a few weeks back about how to social network smartly by being yourself online. What are we really up against (against ourselves) in the way we behave on social networks?

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. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . YouTube and Twitter are a close a second.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Engagement Drops, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 241 million monthly active users. 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 .

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.

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? Let us know if you have any take on the future of the social networks. The State of Social Media in Norway.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 241 million monthly active users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, Twitter.

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle. How relevant is social media life cycle for a business?

ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Our industrial PhD Christopher Zimmerman has been attending this year’s European Conference of Information Systems (#ECIS2014) in search of freshly revealed research on social media, and in particular contributions to the emerging field of social business intelligence.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Faster Growth Predicted For Twitter. A new report from Evercore predicts a “strong possibility” that Twitter’s growth will speed up in the second quarter of this year, helped by millions of tweets from the 2014 World Cup.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 271 million monthly active users. via Twitter. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. .

Social Networking Stats: Complaints Total One-Fifth of Brand Interactions on Facebook, Twitter

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 241 million monthly active users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Complaints Total One-Fifth of Facebook, Twitter Brand Interactions.

Social Networking Stats: 80% of World Leaders on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via Twitter. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . 80% of World Leaders On Twitter.

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.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter & Politics In 2012, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. 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.

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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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. Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via Twitter. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. .

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees Over 300 Million Tweets Around #WorldCup, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Twitter Sees Over 300 Million Tweets About #WorldCup (And Counting).

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. Twitter: 241 million monthly active users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Twitter Users Log In Via Mobile.

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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.

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 Stats: Moms on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

What drives participation in a social network?

Direct Marketing Observations

If you’re a social media consultant like Jay Baer , or a larger organization like Accenture for instance, one of the constant constants in social media is the amount of education required to get people all on the same page, before anything can really be accomplished.

Should Your Social Networks Mingle?

Direct Marketing Observations

In fact, back in April there was a pretty good post in Social Media Today on 7 social media aggregation tools that you should use that caught my eye. Yoono connects you to your social networks and messengers. But what if each network has specific audiences?

Authenticity: At The Core Of Smarter Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

Smarter social networking. A few nights ago, I was part of the “ Get Geeky &# panel that Social Media Club-DC had put together. Along with Alex Howard , Frank Gruber and Shana Glickfield , we talked about “ smarter social networking.&#.

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%).

The Social Network – the story of Facebook

Social Media Citizens

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Social Networking Stats: One-Third of Latin Americans Will Use Social Networks by 2013, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start. Video URL : [link] ] Visit the films official website at [link] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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?

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.

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Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Nears Global Domination, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 500 million users. 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.

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.