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Infographic: Can these social media relics rise from the dead?
October 29, 2013 – 9:04 am | No Comment
Infographic: Can these social media relics rise from the dead?

The likes of MySpace, Friendster and Xanga are dead and buried, right? Not according to this infographic, which says such social media relics could soon rise from the grave.

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Watch of the week: Why nobody gets anything done on the web
April 5, 2013 – 8:15 am | No Comment
Watch of the week: Why nobody gets anything done on the web

What happens when all the major social networks get together at a party? Nothing productive, that’s for sure.

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Infographic: If social networks were high school students
November 20, 2012 – 9:38 am | No Comment
Infographic: If social networks were high school students

What would social networks look like in a high school yearbook?

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Will social ‘cells’ fill gaps left by big social networks?
September 18, 2012 – 8:20 am | One Comment
Will social ‘cells’ fill gaps left by big social networks?

Social is instant, which means some pockets of society are left out of the loop. A new service aims to rectify this, but can it be successful in a world where the big networks reign supreme?

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YouTube is for geeks. Instagram and Pinterest are for the fashionable set
February 16, 2012 – 9:07 am | No Comment
YouTube is for geeks. Instagram and Pinterest are for the fashionable set

So says a new infographic courtesy of Imbue Marketing, which combed the Net to breakdown the user profiles, their likes and habits of the biggest social networks today including YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare and Google +.

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Internet Trends report points to good times for mobile, social marketers
October 19, 2011 – 9:23 am | No Comment
Internet Trends report points to good times for mobile, social marketers

At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco yesterday, famed digital analyst Mark Meeker gave her annual “Internet Trends” address that touched on everything from Greek debt to a long-overdue re-casting of Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs putting our digital/mobile needs over self-actualization. Here’s the presentation in full:

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Japan is crazy for Twitter. And Facebook? Hardly
November 10, 2010 – 10:38 am | 3 Comments
Japan is crazy for Twitter. And Facebook? Hardly

In Japan, Twitter is on the verge of knocking off the incumbent Mixi as the country’s top social networking platform. Meanwhile, Facebook’s popularity there is stagnant at best.

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The elusive eight: Facebook’s most troublesome international markets
September 24, 2010 – 10:41 am | 7 Comments
The elusive eight: Facebook’s most troublesome international markets

It’s no surprise that Asia is one of the biggest growth markets in social networking. So you might think that’s where Facebook is gaining its new ground, right? Well, actually no. In much of Asia, and some other parts of the world, Facebook is trailing badly in the social network stakes.

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When it comes to social networking, women rule
July 29, 2010 – 7:59 am | 18 Comments
When it comes to social networking, women rule

That’s the conclusion of the latest comScore study which finds that women spend far more time than men online connecting with their social network of friends and acquaintances. Perhaps that’s not surprising until you consider that women, on average, spend roughly 90 minutes more per month on social networks than men. That amounts to 5.5 hours/month for women on the likes of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube compared to about 4 hours for men.

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Coke’s Social Media Focus: Virtuous or Meddling?
June 14, 2010 – 10:42 am | 2 Comments
Coke’s Social Media Focus: Virtuous or Meddling?

Can social media spring-cleaning be a good thing? Coca-Cola in the UK, it is reported, is slashing the number of official websites for its brands in order to streamline consumers’ social media experience. This raises the questions: Can too much online presence for a brand make for a clunky and confusing user experience? And, is it ever okay for a brand to decide where its fans should hang out online?

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