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Infographic Reveals The Biggest Social Media Hits (And Misses) Of 2011

Charlie Sheen

We’ve made our way into 2012 and as we start the new year with a fresh slate it’s the perfect time to look back and see what we did right (and what we did wrong) over the past 12 months. A fun new infographic from Flowtown, in partnership with Column Five, takes a look at the biggest social media trends and events over the past year and determines which “hit the spot” and which “missed the mark.”

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More Than A Quarter Of American Adults Use Location-Based Services…Do You? [Infographic]

LBS Infographic

Today geosocial and location-based services are more popular than ever. People are checking in to wherever they are, using apps to find local restaurants and more. In fact, a study recently conducted by the Pew Research Center found that over a quarter of American Adults are using mobile and social location-based services (LBS). A new infographic from Flowtown and Column Five takes a look at who these users are and how they’re using these services.

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What’s New in Consumer Web – Oct 1, 2010

Are your tweets actually being heard? Recent reports indicated 71% of tweets go un-returned, though that doesn’t mean a response was needed. Rumors have it that a few systems are being built to turn tweets into support tickets for companies. Consumer facing corporations are working with agencies and APIs to help sift through consumer issues and find the best way to organize all the masses of information that will set the bar high for Fall 2010. So far there is no single leader for handling consumer issues across the web in one stop, though the internet is a really big place, a few service providers have come close. Three questions companies have been struggling with in social media are about to be answered by early stage start-ups. Watching these ‘new-comers’ will tell us how retailers will leverage channels in upcoming campaigns this winter. Read more