Social Marketing

How to Log Off of Facebook Forever, With All Its Perks and Pitfalls

Part of the allure of social media is telling friends and strangers what’s happening in your life.<p>Post. Tweet. Share. Repeat.<p>But suppose you are worried that you have revealed too much and want to protect your privacy. You can delete your social media accounts and try to cover up your digital …

Technology

Twitter explores a paid version of TweetDeck with more enhanced features

One thing that Twitter can inarguably boast about is its highly engaged user base. But what has essentially kept these users associated with the microblogging site for over a decade is its free service, supported by advertising. The company now wants to test whether its users would be interested in …

Twitter

Twitter Considers Paid Subscription Service (TWTR, FB)

Twitter (TWTR) is considering adding a paid membership option for business users in a bid to arrest slowing revenue growth and a sharp decline in its …

Personal Finance

What Social Media Platforms Should Authors Use?

There are many social media platforms and the number is increasing every day with "hybrids" (like Medium and Wattpad, which combine writing and …

Publishing

Tencent Seeing Faster MAUs Growth Than Facebook

Facebook Inc. (FB) may be the darling of social media advertising in the U.S., but Chinese rival Tencent has something over it: a faster growth rate …

Facebook

Twitter Is Second Fiddle to Snap in Ad Dollars

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) was dealt another blow Tuesday when Needham & Co. analyst Laura Martin said its controversial ad placement is paving the way for …

Advertising

53 Pictures Only Introverts Can Truly Appreciate

*goes to hell and awkwardly follows satan the entire time*

Viral Marketing

Spring breakers commit animal cruelty on social media

Spring breakers appear to be using defenseless animals as tools to drink alcohol.<p>Several videos, shared to Total Frat Move's spring break-themed …

AOL

Selena Gomez Deletes the Instagram App Weekly Because of Cruel Comments

Selena Gomez may run Instagram's most-followed celebrity account, but that popularity doesn't make her any less susceptible to a social media cleanse or two. Gomez opened up about her social media habits to <i>The New York Times</i> and revealed that trolls drive her off the Instagram app once a week, at …

Instagram

Instagram Is Now A Major Driver Of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock

With over a million advertisers, and expectations to hit $6B revenues in 2016, Instagram is now a core driver of Facebook Inc. stock.<p>Shares of Menlo …

Instagram

Big Pharma finds a hit with disease awareness social media posts in 2016

Pharma marketers continued to up their social media game in 2016, according to a new report, with many embracing disease awareness and charitable …

Social Media Marketing

How Much Time Will the Average Person Spend on Social Media During Their Life? (Infographic)

The average person will spend more than five years of their lives on social media, according to a study by influencer marketing agency …

Social Media Marketing

Now 1 million advertisers strong, in-app booking is coming to Instagram

Why it matters to you<p>The growing number of advertisers on Instagram may mean seeing more ads but also seeing more features like the ability to book a …

Instagram

Would You Let Lindsay Lohan Hijack Your Social Media For A Day?

In the words of Lindsay Lohan, "I'm back, b*tches."<p>Lohan is making her return to a screen near you with a brand-new reality game show called <i>The Anti-Social Network</i>. According to a press release (of sorts), it's like <i>Punk'd</i>, but with social media and Lindsay Lohan as the host. For 24 hours, Lohan …

Lindsay Lohan

The 10 most powerful UK social media stars, revealed

Based on their social reach, engagement and cultural, political and social influence.<p>10 Alfie Deyes, 23<p><b>YouTube subscribers: 5.5m<br>Twitter followers: 4.1m<br>Instagram followers: 4.8m</b><p>Zoella's boyfriend Alfie has uploaded a video diary to his YouTube channel every day since he was 15, and has since …

Instagram

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Stock May Seem Oversold, But Don't Buy In Yet

TWTR stock may seem oversold after yesterday's near 4% drop, but don't buy in just yet.<p>Shares of San Francisco, California-based <b>Twitter Inc</b> …

Stocks

Twitter Is A Sell

Poor management, outrageous employee stock comp, heavy competition make TWTR a bad investment.<p>On fundamentals, TWTR is worth $12.<p>Until new top …

Investing

Twitter has axed over 630,000 accounts for being too extreme

Twitter is doing its best to attract as many users as it possibly can, but not everyone who signs up for an account is welcome on the platform. In …

U.S. Government

How Does Storyful Move The Needle On Social Media Content In Real Time?

by , Staff Writer @tobielkin,<p>Storyful is a social marketing and news company that’s trying to make sense of social media for publishers, marketers, …

Social Media Marketing

Apple’s new Clips app makes social videos for other social networks

Social video without the social network<p>Apple wants in on social video sharing — just not with its own social network.<p>The company just announced a new Apple-made app called Clips, which borrows features from Snapchat, Instagram, Vine, Prisma, iMovie, and Qwiki (remember that one?), and puts them all …

Snapchat

Please Enjoy This Insane Trailer For Lindsay Lohan’s New TV Show

Punk’d 2.0.<p>Today a video surfaced online which looks a lot like a trailer for a new show hosted by Lindsay Lohan, titled <i>The Anti Social Network.</i><p>Don’t worry, I don’t really know what’s going on either. It seems to be some kind of social-media-based prank show???????????<p>In the video, Lindsay says, “I …

Pop Culture

Why Apple Would Rather Have a Sticker App Than a Social Network

On Tuesday, Apple quietly unveiled a new app, Clips. The app, a bright, playful photo- and video-editing app that lets you create FOMO fodder for …

iOS

The Future of Twitter: Dying Bird Gasping for Air or Rising Phoenix?

Peruse the web for data on the future of Twitter and you'll be greeted by headlines like "Jack Dorsey is Losing Control of Twitter", "Twitter is Out …

Social Media Marketing

Twitter is about to open up its live video platform to take on Facebook

AP Images<p>Twitter will make it easier for companies to stream live video on its service with the launch on Tuesday of a new set of features aimed at …

Facebook

This Surprisingly Popular Social Media Site Ranks Nearly Dead Last in Customer Loyalty

Member and customer metrics are critical to the health of any social network. Case in point: As <b>Twitter</b>'s (NYSE: TWTR) monthly active users stalled and even pulled back slightly in 2016, the company's revenue growth has decelerated sharply. And now revenue growth has nearly slowed to a halt, …

Investing

How to link your Instagram to Facebook for unrivaled social synchronization

Instagram and Facebook go hand in hand. The two services offer the kind of integration that you simply won’t find across other social platforms. …

Instagram

Editorial: An ad-free, premium social network... from Apple

Editorial<p>Apple has several elements of a social network already, with evidence pointing to plans for expansion. Here's why the company needs a strong …

iOS

Twitter for iOS gains Tweets & Replies tab on profile pages

Twitter’s mobile app for iPhone and iPad has refreshed profile pages on mobile with a new Tweets & Replies tab now gradually rolling out to users. As …

iOS

PMO responds to Manish Sisodia's RTI query, says no cost incurred on PM's social media presence

<b>New Delhi:</b> There is no cost to the exchequer on maintaining the social media presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his office said.<p>The Prime …

Viral Marketing

How the Founder of a Failed Education Startup Created the Hottest New Social Network for Teens

Like many young entrepreneurs in the tech field, Alex Zhu, the founder and CEO of Musical.ly, was looking for that one big idea that could change the …

Advertising Industry