Five Upcoming Social Networks To Look Out For In 2021

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketers constantly try to balance the proven practices on established social networks with strategic bets on the up and comers. For years, new networks like Plurk, Jaiku, Google Wave and others came and went. 5 Upcoming Social Networks to Watch.

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. It’s heartwarming that a few people couldn’t bring themselves to leave any network, but none shouldn’t be the answer when choosing at least one was the object of the exercise. The ROI of social media.

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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. Other than some minor jockeying for position, the chart below showing the largest social networks hasn’t changed much in the past few years. of updates were sent to Twitter; 13.8%

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. Twitter introduces new candidate labels. Twitter is also arming itself against abuse from outside forces during elections. The post Top Five: Social Networks Take Action on Politics appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

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 Does this strike a chord? … Thought so. Happy Friday, everyone! Image: seanrnicholson via Flickr, CC 2.0.

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. Here are three more key takeaways from the more than four dozen social networking facts and statistics below: Facebook is the most popular social network on the planet—except with CEOs. Social Media Examiner ).

Friday Funny: Vintage Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

Friday Funny: Vintage Social Networking is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Friday Funny: Vintage Social Networking. Shonali Burke Social Media cartoon John Atkinson vintage media Wrong Hands Happy Friday! Things continue to be hectic on my end, so let’s kick the weekend off with a much needed laugh. See you next week! via John Atkinson on Wrong Hands , CC 3.0.

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?

The 4 Social Networks I Use Most

Ari Herzog

It’s a constant struggle for me to find signals in a sea of social media noise. Second, I’m using mobile devices (mostly my phone) for social media consumption much more than my MacBook despite its larger screen. I use Twitter to share resources, collaborate, and chit-chat.

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. The Facebook-owned image sharing social network increased its active user base by 23% in the last six months. mobile is the most popular way to access social networking sites (66%), vs. PCs and tablets at 64%.

Growing Privacy Concerns Put Social Networks’ Targeting at Risk

Ignite Social Media

Advertisers on social may find themselves with fewer insights and ways to target as third-party cookies get phased out. Without cookie data, social networks lose access to valuable information. Subscribe to Social You Should Know.

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. Which social networks do you think are seeing the most growth? LinkedIn and Twitter’s active usage dropped 3%. Related Stories Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

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. . Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks. SDL’s Content Finds the Customer study found that Millennials are 56% more likely to find brand content on social networks.

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. Instagram is on the rise as the favorite social network for teens, but this increased popularity is coming at Facebook and Twitter’s expense, according to new data from Piper Jaffray.

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn. 4 Twitter is developing new analytics dashboards. Twitter is developing two dashboards, one that provides readership insights and one that provides real-time event information.

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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 . Twitter’s fourth quarter numbers are in — and they’re not too impressive. Twitter Engagement: Q4’13 Timeline Views 148 billion, up 26% y/y.

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. But Virgin America is now offering the first in-flight social network in the US, allowing fliers to connect directly with other passengers on the flight, and with travelers landing at their destination airport. The in-flight social network is scheduled to be available on all domestic Virgin America flights by the end of February.

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. The analysis of average visit duration, pages per visit and bounce rate reveals which of the top eight social media platforms are driving the best referral traffic. While traffic from these two social networks remains low, engagement is impressive.

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. Here are the specific numbers for brand interaction sentiment on each social platform: Facebook: 49% positive, 32% neutral, 20% negative. Twitter: 55% positive, 25% neutral, 20% negative.

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. . Twitter’s Q2 User Growth Exceeds Expectations, Tops 271 Million. Twitter recently announced its second quarter results for 2014 , with both revenue and user growth surpassing analyst expectations.

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. Twitter is becoming a powerful political tool, and in the last two years, world leaders have begun to take note. million followers despite only joining Twitter in 2013 ( AllTwitter ).

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.” ” A new report from the comScore Data Mine compares desktop vs. mobile usage for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vine and Snapchat. LinkedIn and Tumblr are the only two social networks seeing more desktop use than mobile.

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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. Twitter & Politics: A 2012 Recap. On Tuesday, Twitter released a recap of the past year – 2012: Year on Twitter. tcot (top conservatives on Twitter).

The Unfriendliness of Kid-Friendly Social Networks

Socialized

Everyone’s talking about the launch of Togetherville , a social network designed to bring parents and their kids together with the goal of learning responsible social networking. Does it occur to anyone that children six to ten years old (Togetherville’s target) don’t need social networks, and to encourage them to use one is the antithesis of responsible social networking?

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? This best summary I’ve found on online disinhibition is several years old, but still applies to today’s world of social media communication. You can catch up with her on Twitter or by email.

Prioritize the Top Social Networks for Your Business with These 5 Easy Steps

Pam Moore

When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. ” Unfortunately, there are far too many “experts” online touting that you must be on every new shiny object and social network. You do not need to treat every social network equal nor spend the same amount of time and investment on every social network. Stop only playing around with the social networks.

5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. ” Unfortunately, there are far too many “experts” online touting that you must be on every new shiny object and social network. You do not need to treat every social network equal nor spend the same amount of time and investment on every social network. Stop only playing around with the social networks.

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. . Top Brands on Twitter: Enterprise Brands Vs. Small Companies. Wondering how enterprise brands and small businesses are using Twitter? How frequently are top brands from each list posting to Twitter?

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). Twitter recently announced that in the first 15 days of the World Cup tournament, there have been over 300 million tweets related to #WorldCup.

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. A recent study from Nielsen and Twitter reveals that, out of several European countries surveyed, the U.K. has the greatest percentage of respondents using mobile as the primary way to access Twitter.

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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. . Related Stories Social Networking Stats: Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard Social Networking Stats: Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic, #RLTM Scoreboard Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

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. And with Google+ being deprecated , social networking now primarily means the “big three” of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, plus Pinterest now at #4.

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. With that being said, once people are “there&# , and they “get it&# , they can see pretty quickly what the trans-formative nature and power of social media is like, and what it can do.

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. It unifies your status updates into a single stream of information and lets you update your status across all your social networks at once. But what if each network has specific audiences? Twitter is your peer network.

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%). – 73% of internet users also use social networks – while China lags well behind with just 48%. Social networking use in selected countries compared with the U.S.,

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. One-Third of Latin Americans Will Use Social Networks by 2013. increase in social networking users this year. By 2013, one-third of the Latin American population will use social networks.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week | Main | 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week » July 27, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer The Social Network , aka "The Facebook Movie," hits theaters October 1st. The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start.

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 I’m excited to share a thought-provoking presentation about Real Life Social Networks from Paul Adams , a blogger and researcher at Google. 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. Facebook is the #1 social network in 127 of the 137 countries studied by social media analyst Vincenzo Cosenza. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook.

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. LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers. Facebook followed with 19%, Twitter with 16%. Other favorite social channels included YouTube, Flickr, Digg, Stumbleupon and Tumblr.