socialcommerce

Which social network reigns supreme for social commerce?

For businesses using social media, it’s not about the ‘feel-good factor’ of the odd like here or a couple of retweets there. It’s about one thing: ROI. So which social media platform generates the most ROI? New research from Shopify on social commerce has discovered that out of all social channels, Facebook is king. Analysing…

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But first, let me take a selfie

Selfies dominate visual social media, with Piper Jaffrey recently announcing that Instagram, the selfie hub, has now surpassed Facebook and Twitter to be the top social network among teens we can see the 2013 selfie total of 35 million getting higher and higher! In order to create selfies that would make even a Kardashian jealous,…

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cloak

How to lose friends and alienate people

With the ever increasing world of social apps encouraging us to connect friends and family, the new app, Cloak has been developed to specifically help you avoid people you don’t want to see…think exes, co-workers and the guy who likes to stop and chat. It has been dubbed the ‘antisocial’ network. The brainchild of Brian…

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Social media battle of the sexes

For all you ladies out there, it looks like we’re taking over social media, and smartphones are our weapon of choice – in a metaphorical sense of course! According to research conducted by PR agency Porter Novelli, also published by marketingmagazine.co.uk, women are dominating the social media sphere. For news and information, they are particularly…

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whatsapp

What’s up with WhatsApp?

Whether it’s the press, financial traders or marketers, everyone has had an opinion on the recent acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook. Did any of you see the unfortunate (funny) typo, by the BBC which turned the news story into Facebook acquires “massaging service”? Uh oh! Last week, social networking giant, Facebook, released a statement to…

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3 Ways that B2B companies can maximise Instagram

As you may know, visual content is key for brands looking to find success on social media. The rise of visual content has coincided with the rise of popular platforms like Instagram, to take advantage of the power of photos. Over 150 million users, an estimated 5 million photos uploaded per day and well over…

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