Keeping up with these social media facts and figures is imperative to keep your business strategies fresh and relevant.
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It’s only been 100 days since Vine first appeared on Twitter and users are already sending out 5 Vine videos every second. Video technology company Unruly analyzed 10 million Vines over a one-month period to better understand the sharing patterns surrounding Twitter’s new mobile video app. The study showed that good things come in short, repetitive packages.
Internet users spent 30 billion more minutes on social media in 2012 than they did in 2011, according to a recent study. Where are they spending their time?
Plenty of stars have dominated one social platform, but when you put them all together — Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and more — you can see just how many fans a person can really have online. This video looks back on the biggest moments of 2012 through the lens of 11 different social networks.
The future of social commerce is not in traffic referrals from Facebook, Twitter, or even Pinterest, but in socially enabled e-commerce sites like Fab, say researchers at 8th Bridge. In the 2012 Social Commerce IQ Retail report, released today, research showed that the most successful internet retailers combine branding on social networks with social functionality within their own websites.