Retailers are publishing more posts on Facebook than ever, but their efforts have resulted in a decline in engagement and volume in the first half of 2013, according to Expion’s F.A.V.E. 50 Social Retail Report.
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Star ratings are not the only way that Netflix knows which movies and TV shows to serve up next.
More than 500,000 artists use BandPage to share their songs, schedules, and biographies with fans. Today, BandPage has partnered with XBox Music and VEVO to give artists access to more fans on these platforms as well.
The latest version of JustUnfollow’s follower management tool for Twitter and Instagram is faster than the previous version, with a streamlined interface and improved navigation, the company announced today.
One month after launching a video-sharing tool, Instagram has returned with new versions of its apps for iOS and Android.
Tumblr and Simply Measured have partnered on an analytics platform for companies to be able to analyze engagement, measure themselves against their competitors, and track their blog’s performance on Tumblr in the context of their other social networks.
AOL has agreed to purchase video advertising platform Adap.tv for $405 million in cash and stock, the company announced today.
Story Bumping and Last Actor sound just as adorable as two other Facebook activities: poking and liking, but the names of the two new features actually refer to the way that Facebook’s algorithm selects which stories users see when they log in to their accounts.
Mozilla has redesigned Firefox to bring social media elements to the forefront of the free web browser.
Web platforms may one day catch up to traditional institutions like the Library of Congress in their ability to collect and organize millions of documents, according to an infographic by content curation platform Scoop.it.