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For a long time now, watching a YouTube video on your smartphone meant you'd be able to avoid any pesky annotations asking you to subscribe to a channel or click through to another clip. But those days are over. YouTube has just announced it's aiming to replace annotations with a new "cards" system …YouTube
The University of Florida joins the ranks of higher education using Snapchat. The UFSocial team used Instagram to launch its debut to Snapchat.
Twitter announced a new ad-targeting feature today called partner audiences, allowing Twitter advertisers to aim their ads at audiences like “coffee buyers” and “cereal buyers.”
The various social media platforms have done a lot of work to expand their ad programs beyond their core sites and apps, …Twitter
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Looking for the perfect stock photo for your blog? There’s no shortage of beautiful stock photos out there, but the price can be …
Welcome to a bigger, more holistic Twitter.
Twitter is about to get bigger, and yet smaller too.
Today, the company announced it is rolling out two new and substantial features to its service: private chatrooms, and a tool that lets people capture, edit, and share videos. Either alone would be a big …Twitter
Facebook71% of adult internet users/58% of entire adult populationFully 71% of online adults use Facebook, a proportion unchanged from August 2013. …Demographics
An original promise of social media was that it mimicked real life. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram offered places to capture and share your memories, but after using them for several years, I feel like someone who was sold a lemon by a used-car salesman.
These social media sites have …Social Media
In a new survey conducted in September 2014, the Pew Research Center finds that Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site. While its …Social Media
Update: A Twitter spokesperson tells us that the FAQ and terms are in reference to promoted video services for Amplify users, not the new video player that it plans to launch for consumers in the first half of 2015. Another spokesperson says there is nothing new to share at this time. Original …YouTube
Twitter’s not the only one Facebook is battling for control of news and content distribution. With Pages getting quieted down in the feed, Facebook wants to make its home for businesses less like a newspaper that come to you and more like TV channels you turn on. That’s why it’s YouTube that’s …Facebook
For all that you hear about Instagram’s filters, the company doesn’t release that many; there were two additions in December 2012, and nothing since then. Apps like VSCO Cam have picked up the slack since, offering a wider variety of filters and editing abilities to help your photos stand out. …Instagram
By Holly Ormseth, Product Manager
Over the past few months, we’ve listened to publishers around the world to better understand how we can help them …Facebook
Waterloo, Ontario is a quiet sort of suburban college town, far removed from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley. Although it’s positioned in Canada’s Tech Triangle, it’s not the sort of place you’d expect America’s next social media powerhouse to come from.
That is both the promise and the …WeChat
An in-depth look at how BuzzFeed is leading the industry’s trends in social, mobile, and video.
The shift from search to social isn’t just in progress: it’s already here.
According to Shareaholic, social is now the #1 source of referral traffic to content on the web.
Search vs. …Trends
Almost a year ago, Snapchat introduced “Snapchat Stories,” which turned the photo messaging app into its own social network. Now, Stories is their …Snapchat
Snapchat's popular Our Story feature has been used to capture live events around the world — everything from the World Cup to the Electric Daisy Carnival. Now, Snapchat's bringing Our Story to college campuses.
Launching today at UCLA, USC, Penn State, and UT Austin, "Our Campus Story" lets students …College & University
With 1.35 billion active monthly users, Facebook continues to be the world’s largest social network by some margin, but when it comes to picking up new users, it appears to have reached a saturation point. Research out today from the Global Web Index notes that Tumblr’s active user base in the last …Social Networks
College application season is in full swing at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, outside Washington, D.C. Students pour into the office of CollegeTracks, a program that helps students from low- and moderate-income families navigate the process.
The office is packed with students seeking help, …
The Cannes Lions advertising festival has become as big among the Madison Avenue crowd as the Riviera town’s iconic film event is for Hollywood. So as Steve Stoute nursed a drink with a friend at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc on the balmy June evening that opened this year’s boozing and schmoozing, the …
If organic reach for Facebook Pages is dead — and the obituaries cranked up since Facebook’s rule change announcement late Friday leave little hope …Facebook
One of the big challenges we face in higher ed social media marketing is the balancing act between promoting our university and sharing content that …Social Networks
One of the main reasons people come to Facebook is to see what’s happening in their News Feeds. Our goal with News Feed has always been to show …
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook’s executives are not terribly worried about upsetting people these days.
Flush with cash and a high stock price, Facebook recently shocked investors by saying that it planned to spend billions of dollars on projects that might never generate any profits.
And on Friday, the …Facebook
Facebook announced that it intends to crack down on "promotional content" from brands, citing feedback on Friday from users who complained about too much hucksterism in their News Feeds.
Such content was showing up in the form of status updates from brands that consumers had Liked at one time or …Facebook
You’ve read a million list posts on how to do Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and (insert another social media network here) for your business. In search of faster growth, more engagement and that elusive return on engagement, you’ve tried tactic after tactic and tool after tool but it’s just not …
Social media in higher education is unlike any other industry. It’s not B2B, B2C, B2 — anything, really. There are no measurable sale conversions …
Social media analytics provider Socialbakers claims Facebook is quickly becoming the new YouTube for brands.According to a recent study by the social …YouTube