Sixty percent of all social media time is spent on mobile devices.
White House officials defended its creation of communications network ZunZuneo in Cuba, saying the secret program was “invested and debated” by Congress and did not require White House approval.
China has three of the world’s largest social networks, and India will have more Facebook users than any other country by 2017.
Facebook refers the most traffic at the highest conversion rate, but of all the social networks, Polyvore users spend the most money in a single order.
Qzone hit 1 billion updates on New Year’s Day.
“If you ignore Google+, Google Search will ignore you.” – Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page
Scientists are developing an online lie detector for Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to determine the veracity of online rumors.
“Every social network has a defined lifespan for most people where the benefits of using it outweigh the costs.”
When dealing with the fallout of a cyber-bullying incident, Matt Shaw discovered that there was no real way to delete the content. In fact, he had no control of the content and it would live on the Facebook servers forever. So he created Memorease and Milestones for social media users who are tired of being the product.
“While some social media users saw the news as a tentative but promising entry for Indonesian business into an industry whose roots remain firmly planted in Silicon Valley, others greeted the announcement with suspicion.”