Are the images in your Pinterest feed not quite manly enough for you? If you think the virtual pinboard site is a little too feminine, you’re not alone In a recent Pew study of social media users, 25% of women said they used Pinterest,...Show More Summary
Twitter was atwitter yesterday with news of a big change to the site’s security protocols: users can now choose to enable two-factor authentication. That’s big news for everyone, even if you don’t use the social media site. After all, remember that fake tweet by a hacker that caused the stock......
The Pew Internet Project reports: Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information. Show More Summary
Between co-founding Squidoo with Seth Godin, and more recently launching Pack, a social networking site for dog owners, Megan Casey is well-versed in the art of social media. She opens up to YE’s Antonio Neves about where she thinks the industry is going and why.
With talks of the new Google Penguin update and how social media can help stabilize and improve a site’s performance online, site owners are increasingly focusing on social media marketing campaigns. The question is – how do you really know how effective your campaigns are, and how can you determine ROI? Of course, the ultimate [...]Show More Summary
Alex Minsky has become as prevalent on social media sites as kitten videos on Youtube. Wondering why that name sounds familiar? He's the handsome and tatted Afghan army vet who after losing his right leg became an underwear model.
By Valuentum: Former web titan Yahoo (YHOO) made headlines after announcing it acquired social media/blog site Tumblr for $1.1 billion, mostly in cash. Even though Tumblr generates little revenue, Facebook (FB) did acquire Instagram for $1 billion (in cash/stock at the time) when the company didn't post any revenue. Show More Summary
American teenagers have "waning enthusiasm" for Facebook, but they're still using the social network while upping their time spent on other social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Tumblr, according to a new study.The...Show More Summary
We're happy to present this story from one of our favorite sites, The Knot. Avoiding social media pitfalls in regards to your wedding can be tricky. Here are five things to look out for! Facebook has changed the way you plan your wedding. Show More Summary
Greg Sterling, Marketing Land: According to the report, 95 percent of teens (12-17) use the internet and 81 percent of them use social media sites. Facebook is by far the most heavily adopted social site, with 94 percent of social media teens reporting they have a profile there. That’s rather astounding. ?
The constantly evolving world of social media can be absolutely exhausting. You want to keep up, but how can you when the number of sites grows every day? And each site competes with the others on look, functionality, audience size. I’ve finally decided to take the advice of many and focus my time on a [...]Show More Summary
The vast majority of teens (to the tune of 94% in 2012) are on Facebook, but many of them are gravitating toward Twitter and other social media sites that their parents don't tend to use, according to a new Pew Research Center poll. Researchers found that teenage Facebook users—70%...
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Is Social Media Anxiety Disorder, known as SMAD, the newest affliction resulting from our love affair with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites? Researchers have stopped short of actually classifying SMAD as a disorder,...Show More Summary
Poll says teens sharing more on social media sites, trending more to Twitter WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. Show More Summary
Twitter has patented their mobile interface and promises to only use it defensively. The social media micro-blogger site has successfully patented their mobile interface. That thing where you pull down to refresh on mobile devices is now their property, but Twitter has promised they won’t use the patent for lawsuits unless someone decides to take [...]Show More Summary
Deals: you want 'em, and surprisingly, everyone has 'em. Take a look at some of the latest hotel deals going around the internet today from booking sites, social media sites, flash sale sites and more. Don't forget to scroll down to see the HotelChatter-approved deal either. Show More Summary
Social media is has become an integral part of Internet marketing. However, most businesses are not using social media to its full potential. Apart from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, which other social media sites are you concentrating on? You should be in every social media site where your target audience is hanging out on. And [...]Show More Summary
Following the Bangladesh factory collapse that killed more than 1,200 people, H&M is looking into sourcing from Latin America and Africa. What was rumor is now official: Yahoo purchases Tumblr for $1.1 billion. The social media site has over 100 million users, most of whom are under 35. Show More Summary
Different social media sites provide a different benefit for users. Having a well rounded approach to your use of these networks is key to properly utilizing them, which means targeting each with a specific approach. You have to optimize content, making sure it is shareable based on each demographic that you will be aiming for [...]Show More Summary