Category Archive for 'News'

Our industrial PhD Christopher Zimmerman has been attending this year’s European Conference of Information Systems (#ECIS2014) in search of freshly revealed research on social media, and in particular contributions to the emerging field of social business intelligence. This is what he had to report.

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Instagram has been part of our lives for four years and most of us use it either privately or for business purposes. We fell across some pretty interesting facts on Expanded Ramblings and Inside Facebook about how instagram users behave and which content performs well. Our guess is that some of the results may surprise you, so we’ve decided to turn all of them into this awesome infographic with some useful (and some useless) facts about Instagram!

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Visual content has always been important in social media, but 2013 has set whole new standards. Facebook has opened up for larger images and visual social platforms like Instagram, Vine and Pinterest have experienced an amazing growth. But the focus on visual content isn’t just centered on images: video is the fastest growing ad format […]

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So far the design of link posts on Facebook has not been very appealing nor visible in the user’s News Feed. However, Facebook has recently changed the design of page links posts – the size of the images has increased 4x on mobile and 8x on desktop. This means that more weight are given to visual […]

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So keeping up with the ever-changing algorithm on Facebook can be quite challenging. Many have believed in the ‘Edgerank Formula’ which ranks stories on affinity, weight and time.  Now Facebook have launched some changes, which means that the Edgerank Formula, as we know it, has changed.

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The page is blank. Just as your mind. The only thing that concerns you is how you will make your deadline. What do you do? You could turn the radio on and hope to hear an inspirational song, or you could log on to Resonate and listen to music that inspires people in the same […]

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On its Facebook page, Facebook has recently released a photo album with 12 photos containing some of the platform’s major growth numbers in the past year. Most of the numbers compare growth from last year to May 2013. The number of monthly active users has more or less stagnated and has only grown 23%. However, […]

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As images are becoming more and more prominent in social media marketing, Pinterest has quickly become an increasingly popular choice of platform among brands. One thing the platform has been lacking is a free and easy way to collect metrics but that has just changed with the launch of the new Pinterest Analytics tool.

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The new news feed that Facebook launched yesterday is interesting news for users as well as brands. It will change the way we use Facebook today, and it will of course also provide marketers using Facebook with both new opportunities and challenges.

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Swipp & Vine: New Players in Town

Last week was the week of inaugurations. Not just of the President of The U.S., but also of no less than two anticipated apps: Swipp and Vine. Swipp is a “Global Social Intelligence Platform”, as they put it, and Vine is a video app launched in joint company of Twitter. Both hyped and highly anticipated, […]

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