Tag: Social

New Research! The State of Paid Social

July 11, 2018 No Comments

In our new 2018 State of Paid Social report, we share the latest data on paid social advertising trends in a variety of networks including Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, Pinterest, and Youtube, collected from over 400 marketers at brands and agencies.

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Boost Social App Campaign CPIs During High Peaks of Seasonality

April 16, 2018 No Comments

Understand when it can become cost-effective to shift budget dollars to social app campaigns during periods of peak interest.

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Momo buys Tantan, China’s Tinder, for over $600M as Chinese social networks consolidate

February 25, 2018 No Comments

 WeChat is far and away the biggest messaging platform in China at the moment, and that is helping to drive a push among the smaller players to get together for better scale. Today, Momo, the Chinese location-based social networking app that has more recently made a big push into dating services and is traded on Nasdaq with a market cap of around $ 6 billion, announced that it has… Read More
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Social media is giving us trypophobia

January 28, 2018 No Comments

 We aren’t so much seeing through a lens darkly when we log onto Facebook or peer at personalized search results on Google, we’re being individually strapped into a custom-moulded headset that’s continuously screening a bespoke movie — in the dark, in a single-seater theatre, without any windows or doors… Read More
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Europe keeps up the pressure on social media over illegal content takedowns

January 10, 2018 No Comments

 The European Union’s executive body is continuing to pressure social media firms to get better at removing illegal content from their platforms before it has a chance to spread further online.  Read More
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As tbh popularity wanes, Facebook launches ‘Did You Know’ social questionnaire

December 6, 2017 No Comments

 Facebook wants you to share a bit more about yourself on your profile, so today it’s launching a new feature to web and mobile users called “Did You Know,” where you can answer questions about yourself to clue friends into your secrets, dreams, goals and feelings. Read More
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Artland is a social art market that connects galleries and buyers

November 18, 2017 No Comments

 Danish startup Artland is building a social marketplace for the art world and its key players: Galleries and professional collectors, while also hoping an app-based approach helps onboard a new generation of art buyers. Read More
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Thinking about the social cost of technology

October 1, 2017 No Comments

 All too often the fact that human lives are increasingly enmeshed with and dependent on ever more complex, and ever more inscrutable, technologies is considered a good thing. Negatives don’t generally get dwelled on. And for the most part people are expected to move along, or be moved along by the tech. Read More
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Even more US adults now getting news from social media, says Pew

September 10, 2017 No Comments

 New research by Pew suggests there has been another increase in the proportion of U.S. adults getting news via social media platforms. Read More
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Google and Facebook envision Stories for news, not social

August 6, 2017 No Comments

 Stories taught us the joy of dictating the pace of content consumption. We fast-forward in 10-second increments, with a quick trigger finger let loose the moment we get bored. That’s why soon, endless paragraphs of text and time-consuming videos might not be the only ways to get the news. Read More
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