Nearly 50 percent of consumers start holiday shopping before November but by December 13th only 12 percent have finished shopping. By the week before Christmas, consumers are in a panic, trying to get the best deals.
Here at SocialTimes you know we love our infographics, and we love our Instagram too so when this perfectly-Instagrammable infographic about Instagram caught our eye we couldn’t help sharing!
Until recently, Vine has been the golden child of Twitter’s extended services. As we’ve seen Twitter’s #music consistently (and, we imagine, embarrassingly) sputter along, Vine’s growth has been pretty phenomenal. But Vine may turn out to be the bane of Twitter’s existence – and not just because it’s currently getting an Instagram beat-down.
After raising $60 million in Series B funding, Snapchat will focus on scaling its ephemeral messaging service and hiring more engineers, according to a report by AllThingsD.
Twitter’s analytics platform is free and open to the public, but it’s hidden in the Twitter Ads section of your settings. You can use the tool to check your follower count and to track how well your Tweets perform.
Who can use social media tools to manage a crisis? Some emergency situations, like an earthquake, are felt on a global level, while others affect a single company or an organization. The makers of this infographic have made a case for using social media to both spread information during a real-world emergency as well as manage a PR crisis online.
A new study suggests that people prefer to go straight to the source when it comes to learning about social media. Influence analytics company Appinions reports that the most influential brands on the topic of social media are primarily social brands like Facebook and Twitter.
In a side-by-side comparison of men versus women on Facebook, this infographic illustrates the difference between the sexes. We wish we had better news to share — this analysis of favorite brands, media preferences, and activities for men and women confirms common stereotypes about both genders.
On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog revealed a chart that shows precisely how much time people can waste online over the course of five years. Now that the internet has our attention, social media platforms are ready to start beefing up their advertising options for marketers.
Tonight the NFL will begin to announce its draft picks for the upcoming football season. Stars will be made, dreams will be crushed, and plenty of bets will be placed on the outcome of this event. Here’s where to follow along on social media.