Last week the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project published a report with the data about the makeup of the most popular social networking sites: LinkedIn, Facebook and Pinterest. Moreover, Pew discovered how many US adults post their photos online.
There is a popular belief that particular social networking sites have its own audience. For example, there are stereotypes that the most part of LinkedIn user base consists of business people, while older Americans prefer to have account on Facebook rather than Twitter. It is also assumed that Pinterest was designed only for girls.
Twitter social microblogging service cuts over to a partnership with mainstream advertisers and large corporations.
There are many different opinions about the direction that Twitter social microblogging service will follow the next year. Even currently the access to the service is limited, for example, because of severed partner relations with LinkedIn social network and friends search option blocking on Twitter from Instagram app. Scarcely not only these very partner relations will be quite complicated, especially if traffic will not be directed back on Twitter.com.
Facebook has officially introduced its Recommendations Bar social plugin.
Facebook social network has launched Recommendations Bar. This is a social plugin that allows users to search for new articles, basing on what their friends read on the network and what they share with each other. When a Facebook user mark an article that he / she likes it with help of this very bar, it gets into the Timeline, the same approach as to Like-click. Recommendations Bar in beta-version has been available for quite long in the Internet. However, Facebook has decided to introduce it officially only lately.
Interactive Twitter posts are able to increase relevant traffic of your website and consequently your revenues.
Not long ago Twitter CEO Dick Costolo stated that Twitter social microblogging service had reached the very mark of 400mln. tweets every day. Approximately every tenth American citizen who uses Internet takes advantage of microblogging service on a day-to-day basis. In its turn the social platform continues inventing more and more tools that should help marketers to reach more of their potential audience. Day by day, grow the very opportunities that help to bring your brand followers to your site, however providing with only right tweets posting.
Social services and networks visibility in search engine results page for personal brands search queries.
In order to understand how social networks and social services appear in search results for famous people search queries, there were chosen 500 people to analyse. This very list consists of the top 500 tech writers. The very names were taken from Robert Scoble’s, technology evangelist, Twitter list in the “Tech News People” heading. For the very analysis, there were chosen the most popular and frequently used western social networks and services: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.
Creating infographics, one should always remember certain aspects that will help to make it interesting, up-to-date and will not require much money.
Many people do not create infographics only because they think that they do not have enough skills or design talents. However, it is not obligatory to possess such traits in order to create good infographics. Below one will find some tips and tricks that will help in infographic creation. If you do not know exactly who will be interested in your infographics before starting doing it, than it will not be successful for sure. Here are some main aspects that you should know for sure before starting infographics creation.
Currently Facebook social network is officially not interested in web search.
On Thursday, July 26, The Sydney Morning Herald published an interview with Facebook’s Director of Engineering Lars Rasmussen. In this interview, a developer has touched upon several interesting aspects that he is currently working on. However, he was not specific in details and did not tell the very project, having explained it as business secret. At the same time, Mr. Rasmussen has also underlined that Facebook is not going to follow in the footsteps of Google and create web search.
Instagram has officially blamed Twitter for the users’ search problems.
Instagram a free sharing photo service has blamed Twitter social microblogging service to be the very reason of the problems in search process on Twitter users’ contacts. It is worth reminding that Twitter has closed its API for Instagram.
So, Instagram users on iOS have faced this problem. However, this very option continues working for Instagram app on Android.
Facebook social network is making its App Center available to the users throughout the world.
App Center from Facebook social network, being a Roland for an Oliver to such app centers as Apple’s iTunes App Store and Google Play, at last becomes available for non-English-speaking countries.
Currently Facebook App Center is entirely available for users of such seven countries as Germany, France, Russia, Spain, Brazil, Turkey and Taiwan. It will be optimized according to the users’ location, in other words specific content for specific country.
Twitter social microblogging service is in the process of the very tool creation that will allow users to download all their old tweets.
According to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, the social microblogging service will allow soon its users to download their tweets archive. It will be possible to do it within one file. It is worth mentioning that the very layout as well as the new functionality launch date have not been announced yet. Currently Twitter is able to display only several thousand of user’s tweets; due to this upgrade it will be possible to download all tweets.
VKontakte Russian network has launched new option on the users’ account.
July 23, it was announced on the VKonatkte team community wall about map appearance on the users’ account information. It is worth reminding that VKontakte is one of the most popular Russian social networks and, by the way, can boat the biggest users’ audience every month in Runet (Russian Internet). This very map allows users to tag the very places where their photos have been made.
One needs just to click on the map. This action opens a convenient view mode of traveling.