Track Instagram's brief but explosive history, from launch in November 2010 to its $1 billion exit to Facebook in April 2012.
Everyone Googles. When you get asked a question and you don’t know the answer – your answer is Google. But is this a good thing or a bad thing? In order to analyze the minds of criminals, it is often a prerequisite to analyze the mind of a normal person. Research has shown that our minds have already changed because of the internet. The studies show that the internet is having a negative impact on the way people think, analyze, and remember things. In fact, studies even say that heavy internet use can affect the brain in the same wayRead More
ZoneAlarm created the below infographic, based on a 2012 study by Pew. The research points to gender-specific privacy practices. For instance, men are nearly twice as likely as women to profess regret for posting online content. On the other hand, men are more likely to maintain public social media presences.
Column Five created this infographic to examine the Pinterest addiction, check this Pinterest users spend an average 98 minutes on site per month.
Among the lessons for how to get trustworthy tweets: Gain followers and retweets, include URLs in your posts, have a profile picture, and fill out your bio with information related to topics you tweet about. The researchers surveyed more than 250 Twitter users to determine what factors do and don’t lend tweets credibility. Then they scored that group of factors on a scale of one to five, five being the highest. Here are the top 10 things that make tweets more trustworthy, along with their respective scores: Post was retweeted by someone you trust – 4.08 Author is a subject expert – 4.04 You followRead More
Four years ago a little known senator, Barack Obama, became the forty-fourth President of the United States of America. Experts suggest that one of the most influential factors for President Obama’s win in the previous election was his engagement on social media channels. Social media marketing is an often misunderstood and underutilized tool for politicians and even businesses. These channels have the ability to reach out to millions of users. It is now another election year and there are plenty of opportunities for the presidential candidates to utilize social media. If we take a look at who has the most FacebookRead More
In 2009, auto accidents caused by distracted driving left over 5,000 people killed, and 450,000 injured. With smartphone use growing rapidly, along with new developments like Facebook integration with your car’s dashboard, the number of distracted driving accidents, it would seem, has nowhere to go but up. Maybe not… With Nevada passing the nation’s first law sanctioning autonomous vehicles this past June, how close are we to seeing driverless cars in every day life? Could driverless cars be the end of distracted driving as we know it? via
Digital agency Beyond released the study for Social Media Week essentially aimed to take a deep dive into four broad categories: - Where are consumers sharing and why - What types of content are shared most - How are consumer’s lifestyles and surrounding environments impacting sharing and their interactions with brands - Why are consumers sharing certain content; ie. what are the current/future trends in what makes content share-worthy The criteria for the study was as follows: - 2059 consumers worldwide were surveyed (1059 US, 1000 UK) - All had to be active Facebook, Twitter or Google+ users - Ages 16-40, with 68% of respondents between 19-34 - 98%Read More
The brand-engagement firm GMR Marketing recently conducted a study and came up with interesting results, presented in the infographic below. Sports and social media are a marriage made in heaven. News and score updates break constantly. Heated debate is a big part of the fun. And fans love any chance to interact with the athletes they idolize.
In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, marketing agency Euro RSCG surveyed 1,000 U.S. adults who use either Twitter or Facebook daily. The agency discovered where people talk about sex, and whether they identify themselves as “sexy” or “sexually adventurous.”