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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. . were surveyed about fashion, video games, Apple products, and social networks.

Social Networking Stats: Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter, #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. . Which social networks do you think are seeing the most growth?

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. How much traffic does your site receive from social media referrals?

The 4 Social Networks I Use Most

Ari Herzog

I started 2014 with a mission to use social networks without rules. While you can share short videos there, and I do on occasion, I predominantly use my account to share photos that tell a story. Twitter is the social network that I use the most these days.

Social Networking Stats: 21% Of Online Video Is Now 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. . Mobile Video Now Accounts For 21% Of All Online Video Plays.

How to Choose the Best Social Network for Your Audience

Simply Measured

There are plenty of social media platforms to choose from , and I need to stress the word “choose” here. Just because a social network exists does not mean that your brand needs to be on it. 4 Ways to Make Social a Critical Part of Your Marketing Strategy Download.

Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Have Social Network

Spin Sucks

There is a new social network worth checking out…and it’s for women entrepreneurs and business owners. Having spent some time on the social network (I am, after all, a woman entrepreneur), I’d describe it as LinkedIn Groups on steroids. Complete with videos, discussion forums, and Q&A sections, you can find information on VC funding, growth, accounts receivables, and even juggling everything.

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. Stop only playing around with the social networks.

Welcome To The Video Generation

The Realtime Report

Welcome To The Video Generation By Jason Katz. Peer to peer influence and video content is impacting retail like never before. Content and social networks are the new currency. “Cisco estimating that by 2018, 79% of all global internet traffic will be video.”

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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. In a blog post the company explained: The simpler design puts more focus on your photos and videos without changing how you navigate the app.

Those Other Social Networks

Geoff Livingston

With an over-focus on Facebook and Twitter during the past few years, organizations may be doing themselves a disservice by failing to cultivate communities in other networks. 1) LinkedIn : It may not make sense to call LinkedIn a second tier social network for much longer.

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.

Social Network: The Movie

Social Media Marketing

To get you started, here are ten individuals in the social media space and their Hollywood doppelgängers. Johnny Carson. ** No, this isn't the a remake of the 1976 movie Network , famous for the line "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!"

Video is The New King of Content Marketing

Mindjumpers

Video content is taking over. New stats from Cisco have revealed that by 2017, video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic. This is particularly true of social media content, which has become the latest and most brutal marketing battleground.

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LinkedIn - A Newer Professional Social Network?

Twist Image

If Facebook is our social network, is Microsoft now our professional social network? We write a ton on Facebook, but shortly the world's largest online social network is predicting that it will be entirely mobile and - probably - all video. And, if it is all videos and live streaming, what do we do in a world where people are - literally - being killed live on Facebook? social media.

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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.

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? Photos and Video. Report a photo or video for abuse.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp, #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. . Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via YouTube.

Mobile Video: 92% of Viewers Share Content

The Realtime Report

Mobile video viewers are highly likely to share mobile video content, according to a new study by the Interactive Advertising Bureau. Out of the 200 mobile video viewers surveyed, 92% share mobile video content with others. Only 12% share video via Twitter.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network (Kinetic Typography)

Firebelly

On Sunday, The Social Network took home Oscars for Original Score, Film Editing and Adapted Screenplay. This kinetic typography video shows off some of the dialog and music in a unique way. Video URL: [link] ].

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Facebook Launches Instant Video for Messenger

SocialTimes Facebook

The next step in Facebook’s video push occurred Thursday with the launch of Instant Video for Messenger. Then while both of you are viewing an open Messenger conversation, tap on the video icon in the top-right corner to start sharing real-time video.

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Global Map of Social Networking [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Marketing

Last July , I covered the work of Global Web Index , which offered a quick glimpse of data for global social network usage, which they called Global Web Index LITE. tools global social media

Facebook Adds Guide, Heatmap Features for 360 Video; New Video Metrics

SocialTimes Facebook

It’s all video, all the time at Facebook, as the social network Wednesday introduced two tools for publishing 360-degree videos , Guide and Heatmap, along with new video metrics in Page Insights. You’ll find Heatmap under the Video Insights tab for that video.

FedEx Customer Video Turned Good PR

Spin Sucks

Let’s talk about a good response to a customer service, turned social media, crisis, shall we? During the holidays, a video of a FedEx delivery man threw a computer monitor over a gate and onto the lawn of the customer’s lawn. Clearly this is not a PR or social media crisis.

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Social Media Sommeliers – Choosing perfect pairs of social networks

The New Strategist

A well maintained social media presence is like a fine wine; it develops more character as it ages. As you invest more time in to social media, joining additional networks and using new tools, your presence gains different characteristics that it did not have before.

Social Networking Stats: 70% of Snapchat Users Are Women, #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. . By 2016 Social Networking Stats: Top 20 Most Viral Publishers on Social Networks, #RLTM Scoreboard.

Video Marketing For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing” as businesses find new ways to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. In less than thirty seconds, a customer can get the information he needs about a business through a short, personal video. Why the explosion of video content? It’s easier than ever to create a fun video at little to no cost.

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Facebook Live Goes Full-Screen, Adds Video-Only Mode, Extends Sessions to Four Hours

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network said in an email to SocialTimes that landscape full-screen broadcasting on Android will launch later this summer, and also detailed two new features: a video-only mode and longer broadcasts.

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How to Create a Video Marketing Strategy for Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the amount of video people watch on the Internet. Any forward thinking business will do well to take note and use video to their advantage. Surely, video marketing must be really expensive, time consuming, and technical?

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My Social Networking Primer in 2014

Ari Herzog

With over 8,400 people in a LinkedIn group I manage about social media marketing , why did I create a new group using that dotcom name and ask people to join that? I wanted to create new social networking channels on some of the leading platforms and watch them grow. I deleted and recreated it as an automated stream of videos I watch, comments I write, and stories I like. Put the "social" back in social media.

Facebook Extends Auto-Captioning to Videos From Pages

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced auto-captioning for video ads last February, and the social network quietly began extending the feature to videos from pages in October.

Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

That’s the way it goes in tech these days and it’s especially true when there is competition for share of voice on social platforms. Now, these are not the first to do live video streaming. Who will win the video app wars? I’ve been writing this post for weeks.

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Facebook Launches a New Social Network | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

This week we see Facebook release a brand new social network aimed at white-collar enterprise workers, proof that Messenger bots are going to be the latest rage (whether we need them or not), and data showing us how many users are viewing Instagram Stories.

Fad Four: 4 Social Networks You’ve Probably Forgotten About

Ignite Social Media

New social networks pop up every now and then, leading the marketing and tech blogging world to collectively proclaim it as the next big thing. In this post, I want to pour one out for the fallen warriors of social media innovation.

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Facebook Pages Can Cross-Post Videos to Pages With Different Owners, Business Managers

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook page administrators can now cross-post videos to pages with different owners and under different Business Managers. Today we are announcing the ability to cross-post videos between pages with different owners, including pages that are under different Business Managers.

Facebook in Talks for Exclusive Video Content (Report)

SocialTimes Facebook

In what seemed to be an increasingly inevitable move, Facebook is in discussions to license exclusive video content. Peter Kafka of Recode reported that the social network is negotiating with television studios and other video providers to license content including scripted shows, game shows and sports. Our goal is to show people what is possible on the platform and learn as we continue to work with video partners around the world.

Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social?

Ari Herzog

Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, LinkedIn, MySpace, Foursquare… These are examples of social networking sites, but you knew that. You can become ‘super social’ talking, sharing, commenting, and constantly updating the ‘internet you’ for all to see. Humans are built to be social creatures ; it’s in our genetic makeup, it’s what makes us different from other animals. Is social media that good? To be fair, social media can help you organise more.

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. Many people fail to find value in participating in these two networks. Related posts : Social Media Informer. The ROI of social media.

Facebook to Test Mid-Roll Video Ads in Publishers’ Video Posts (Report)

SocialTimes Facebook

The answer to the long-asked question of how Facebook plans to monetize videos may be here, and users aren’t going to like it. Sources told Peter Kafka of Recode the social network will begin testing a new mid-roll video ad format on videos posted by publishers. Advertising/Marketing Facebook ad revenue Mid-Roll Mid-Roll Video Ads Peter Kafka Publishers Recode revenue Video Ads Videos YouTube

Facebook Develops Custom 360-Degree Video Stabilization Technology

SocialTimes Facebook

Wednesday that it developed a custom-designed stabilization technology for 360-degree videos. It improves efficiency, with a 10 percent to 20 percent reduction in bit rate for the same video quality. Facebook announced at its @Scale Conference 2016 in San Jose, Calif.,

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