+1s on Google+ increase search engine rankings more than Twitter or Facebook.
When it comes to the sharing economy, things are often very transactional. However, Gifteng, wants to make social sharing more about generosity.
According to a survey from Crowdtap, brands will have the advantage over teams when it comes to Super Bowl social media chatter.
Hootlet, Hootsuite’s browser extension for Chrome, has just received some serious updates. Sharing web-content with your friends and followers is now easier and more convenient than it’s ever been.
eBooks may seem like the perfect format for social reading, but kids say that print books are still better for bedtime stories and sharing with friends, according to a report by Scholastic.
Google+’s audience might not be as big as Facebook’s, but at least one publisher has found success there among readers. This week, Financial Times announced that its brand page has amassed 1 million followers. An FT spokesperson was kind enough to tell us how they did it.
There’s a theory that labeling Google+ a social network is missing the point because it’s actually a tool to integrate social into search. If that’s the case, we can expect to see more “your friends have shared this link” tags in our Google search results in the near future. A recent discovery by Stateofsearch shows that Google is not only highlighting the stuff your friends share, but are now giving you a way to thank them for sharing it.
Popular sharing platform AddThis just celebrated their fifth birthday and to mark the occasion they’ve released an infographic that takes a look at social sharing trends based on their five years of experience.
With this new deep integration on Facebook, people will not only get updates on what their friends are liking or sharing, but also see comprehensive wall posts about the foods their friends are craving, making and recommending.
Currently, LinkedIn has a small foothold in the country and is one of the few foreign social networking groups allowed access to Chinese Internet users. Facebook and Twitter are both blocked in China. Earlier this year in February, LinkedIn was temporally blocked by China; but is faring well now.