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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Social media impacts more people's shopping decisions than TV

A new report from Influence Central reveals the impact on purchase decisions of positive posts and product reviews on social media. >>

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Expert: How Facebook Canvas may help online brands

There is a new tool on Facebook, and it could change the way brands interact with their customers by offering more interactivity and increased function. >>

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

More relevancy needed for advertising on social media to flourish

Social channels are not getting it right when it comes to advertising, according to new research from Adobe, with less than half of users saying the ads they are exposed to are relevant. >>

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Study: Social media more than connection tool for brands

Social is the place most consumers go to stay connected to friends and family as well as their favorite brands. And, social is the place many brands are going to show a more personal side of their business. There is a new trend in social, though, and it's helping brands prevent fraud. >>

Monday, July 11, 2016

Study finds Americans less trusting of news from social media

Most Americans are now getting their news online (81%) according to new data from Pew Research, but it's interesting to note that the most trusted news sources remain traditional media outlets. >>

Monday, July 11, 2016

Nissan claims first car sold on social media in Europe

It started out as a hashtag challenge to car dealerships across Europe and ended in the first car purchase using Twitter. >>

Friday, July 08, 2016

Study: Social isn't the selling tool some thing

Social may have many benefits for brands, but increasing sales into one of those benefits. That's the takeaway from the new Social Media and Brand Purchase: Quantifying the Effects of Exposures to Earned and Owned Social Media Activities in a Two-Stage Decision Making Model study. >>

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Movie reviews, not trailers, are most-shared content

Research from RadiumOne reveals that, when it comes to driving ticket sales for movies, film reviews are shared more than movie trailers and movie genre is an important factor in which type of content is shared. >>

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Brexit aftermath shows users attachment to social media

We are just over a week since the Brits voted to exit the EU, and if one thing is clear it is this: social media is where voters went to crow and to cry about the decision. According to new data out from Hitwise, a division of Connexity, social media meme searches increased nearly 20% on June 24, with mentions of Farage and Boris hitting 1 in every 84 image searches. >>

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Study IDs how Millennials engage with traditional media

While Millennials do spend the bulk of their time in the digital media space, they haven't completely cut out traditional media - newspapers, radio and television. The key for brands is to know what Millennials want in these spaces. >>

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Questionable activity on social media turns consumers away from brands

A new study from the Chartered Institute of Marketing urges marketers to keep their marketing honest as it is revealed that many consumers have unearthed dishonest behavior on social media. >>

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Instagram reaches new milestone and announces translation button

Social network Instagram has notched up a new milestone, reaching a new community high of more than half a billion users. A new translation button has also been announced as Instagram's global audience grows. >>

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

People quicker to share, than read, news discovered on Twitter

New data from the French National Institute (Inria) and Columbia University suggests that the industry standard for popularity on social media needs to be rethought. >>

Monday, June 20, 2016

Snapchat to give advertisers info on how their campaigns impact in-store sales

It is a question every marketers wants to know - how is their social media marketing performing in the real world? A new partnership between Oracle Data Cloud and Snapchat is set to answer just that. >>

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Study: Movie-watchers engaged by Twitter

While some experts insists the shortened attention span of social network Twitter may not be great for advertisers, one new report suggests highly targeted Twitter-based campaigns may be working, especially in one vertical. >>

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