The State of Social Media Platforms Q4 2012 by GlobalWebIndex

Data collected in GWI.8 (Q4 2012) demonstrates the continued shift in usage from localised social platforms to global ones with huge growth for Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. The fastest growing network in 2013 in terms of “Active Usage” (defined as “Used or contributed to in the past month”) was Twitter which grew 40% to 288m …

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December 2012 Social Media Report: Facebook Pages in Italy

For the first time ever, you can now breakdown your competitors' Facebook page fans by country. You are now able to see any brand´s fan distribution within any country Facebook Pages Now Ranked by Local Fans As you can see in the report below, we are now ranking Facebook brands and media by the number of …

Apple TV and AirPlay Fuel Rise of Dual-Screen Apps

Dual-screen apps are a new phenomena, enabled by the advent of wireless technologies that allow for effortless pairing of a PC, tablet or smartphone with a TV. They are changing how people are interacting and “consuming” content within apps. For developers this creates many new opportunities to provide better experiences for their users, but it …

Facebook: Best Days To Post, Segmented By Industry

Ever wonder what the best day to post on Facebook is? Well one thing to note is that each industry is different. The infographic below by LinchpinSEO breaks out the best days to post as it relates to each primary industry type. The graphic also includes stats for other Facebook and metrics to help you increase engagement …

What Your Business Needs to Know About Facebook’s EdgeRank

Facebook recently introduced the ability for brands to increase reach for important posts and updates, but that reach comes at a cost. The prices varies depending on how many fans you have in your community. This new feature coincided with changes to the company’s Edgerank algorithm, which is how Facebook automagically filters posts in and …