14 09, 2011

Nielsen: Social Networks Dominate Online Time

By |2011-9-14|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

Americans spend nearly 75% more time on social networking websites than watching videos and movies, according to new Nielsen research. The research company’s third-quarter “State of the Media: The Social Media Report” found that Facebook dominates social networking, generating 83% more traffic than Twitter and reaching 70% of all adult Internet users. Indeed, among the top 10 online user categories, social networking and blogs accounted for 22.5% of users’ time, followed by online video games at 9.8%, email (7.6%), portals [...]

23 08, 2011

Facebook pushes privacy with sweeping redesign

By |2011-8-23|Blog, Social Media|2 Comments

Facebook is poised to roll out a sweeping new redesign that places a significantly stronger emphasis on user privacy. The new features will begin to appear for the web app’s users on Thursday, with mobile application updates coming in the weeks ahead, Facebook VP of product Christopher Cox said in an interview this week. The wide-ranging redesign is aimed at giving users more visibility into what they’re sharing and with whom. “The goal is to have every single person who [...]

20 08, 2011

Social Media is Changing the NFL

By |2011-8-20|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

The National Football League was founded on August 20, 1920 — 91 years ago to the day. But the sport has undergone its most radical transformation at the hands of social media in the past two years. “Now social media is front and center for all 32 teams, and the league,” Joel Price says. “Every single team thinks it’s important.” Price, manager of Internet services for the San Diego Chargers, wakes up to his iPad each morning and fervently scours Twitter to take [...]

18 08, 2011

10 Great Mobile Websites & 5 Mobile Website Builders

By |2011-8-18|Blog|7 Comments

Facebook If you are on Facebook, then you must’ve noticed its mobile version. It’s pretty neat. Everything is packed into the tiny mobile screen, and all the important links are there. You can log in and see your wall on the home page. Flickr It is a great example of a mobile website. It is extremely easy to use with its big text boxes. Plus it has a lot of information on its pages without making it look cramped or [...]

8 08, 2011

Facebook Marketing Strategy for a Non Profit

By |2011-8-8|Blog, Social Media|1 Comment

The rise and rise of Facebook is producing a scramble by marketers in companies and non profits to leverage its huge global database, passionate communities and traffic generated by its 750 million users. Google is looking over its shoulder as Facebook grows at over 10 million users a month and sits currently at number two on web traffic rankings according to Alexa.com. Facebook Overtakes Google Last year Facebook surpassed Google for the top ranking for total time spent online. Google [...]

29 07, 2011

NYC Fugitive Busted After Taunting Police on Facebook

By |2011-7-29|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

The stupidity of criminals never ceases to provide entertaining stories. A Brooklyn man discovered that taunting the police on Facebook is a bad idea.   After making the top-ten list of most wanted criminals on the Utica police department website, Ruben J. Burgos thought it would be an absolutely brilliant idea to promote his infamy on Facebook and taunt police with the phrase “Catch me if you can, I’m in Brooklyn” on his personal Facebook page. Burgos continued down this path of [...]

24 07, 2011

Google+ Pulls In 20 Million in 3 Weeks

By |2011-7-24|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

When Google Inc. launched its Google+ social-networking site three weeks ago, executives handed out sailor hats to the hundreds of employees working on the project, symbolizing their year-long journey to that point. So far, the sailing has been mostly smooth. On Wednesday, Web-traffic watcher comScore Inc. estimated Google+ has had 20 million unique visitors since its launch, including five million visitors from the U.S. A Google spokeswoman declined comment. Google's rapid growth spurt on Google+ suggests that people are hungry for more [...]

23 07, 2011

Google+ Plans Social Games Platform to Compete with Facbook

By |2011-7-23|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

Reporting from L.A and San Francisco— Google Inc. is planning to debut a platform for social games that would compete with offerings onFacebook Inc. The Silicon Valley search giant has approached developers to put their games on Google's new social networking service Google+, according to people knowledgeable about Google's plans who did not want to be identified because of confidentiality agreements. The plans, reported Friday by technology blog AllThingsD, could be announced as early as next month, they said. A Google spokesperson [...]