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Mediabistro Course

Social Media Metrics

Social Media MetricsStarting September 4, work with a social media manager to monitor, measure and optimize your social media efforts! Danielle Brigida will teach your how to sift through web analytics, Facebook Insights, and Twitter mentions to develop a comprehensive reporting and tracking system for your brand. Register now!

Infographic: Who Is Using Google+?

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Although Google+ is shrouded in mystery, recent changes to the service might push Google’s social layer into the light. Google+ has half the population of Facebook, with 500 million users and counting. Using our analytics tool GPlusData, we examined the demographic makeup of the site to see who exactly is using Google+ and why.

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Google+ Buys Fridge to Attract Groups

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Some could say it is an out of the ordinary move for Google+ or others could say it makes sense. I find it rather interesting considering Google+ best feature is its Circles, which are managed by each user rather than as collaborative groups. So how come Google+ acquired Fridge?

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Google+ Arrives in Competition with Facebook

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Google+ definitely brings a new methodology to the social networking arena. My first thought after taking the tour is the new platform will help me organize my friends and help me find content that interests me that I can share with others. I can take pictures and instantly upload them to my Google+ page, which is better than jumping through technical hoops. I look forward to the day when I can sign up.

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