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Social media – where to next? Many of us remember the origins of social media, where we connected with friends and family whilst posting photos – sometimes of our lunch – and a brief caption.

Social media – where to next?

Organisations (commercial, government, NFP) learned to market to such audiences primarily via Facebook and Twitter. Over time our usage then moved to the next phase which attracted content creators, influencers and followers. As influencers became popular, social media moved to the next generation with the advent of platforms such as TikTok and other short-form video-sharing applications becoming popular. Squad - screen sharing with friends. Social Media Future Might Be Thinking Smaller  Share Tweet Print Email.

Social Media Future Might Be Thinking Smaller 

Future of Social Media in 2019: Grim or Bright? - Social Champ. It’s time to rethink the future of social media with some throwbacks & predictions.

Future of Social Media in 2019: Grim or Bright? - Social Champ

Whether it’s super creepy or fantastically entertaining, but the fact is that every single click, view or sign-up you do on social media or let’s say in a big picture “The Internet” is recorded somewhere. With the end of 2018 & start of a whole new year of opportunities 2019, you have seen different types of recaps & predictions. All those impressive stats, numbers & yearly reviews make you realize that the world is full of data nerds. Recaps, Year in Review, Everywhere! Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites and Apps [August 2018] @DreamGrow.

Last Updated on January 4th, 2021 Here’s the graph of top 15 social networking sites in the world.

Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites and Apps [August 2018] @DreamGrow

As you can see Facebook is leading the pack with a huge margin in front of Youtube. Then there’s another gap of similar size to Instagram on the third place. NEW: Instagram now has over 1 billion users in 2021. That is the answer to the question, what will be the next big thing. Here is the most up to date list of monthly active users for the top social networking sites. Always fresh data: just bookmark this page and come back whenever you need new data. Maybe you know the top 3 or even the top 5 social networking sites, but do you know what’s happening behind them? Take a look at the visual size comparison below. Facebook has updated its monthly active user numbers to 2.23 billion in June.Youtube measures logged-in users, and is getting closer and closer to Facebook with 1.9 billion.Twitter reported 336 million active monthly users in its last quarterly report. Visual size comparison. Social Media Influencers Are Officially Losing Their Influence.

A study has found Instagram influencers might be losing their hold over followers as engagement rates hover near all-time lows.

Social Media Influencers Are Officially Losing Their Influence

These days, if you’re not looking at food or puppies on Instagram, chances are you’re looking at posts from an influencer. Whether it’s to show off clothes, holidays or restaurants, the social media personalities are everywhere, hoping to capture the attention of as many people as possible and gain thousands of those coveted double-taps. However, while us regular, occasional Instagram users might have fallen for their filters and captions at first, a study by analytics firm InfluencerDB showed engagement rates have dropped recently. Is it because we’ve become wise to their seemingly nonchalant, yet actually heavily sponsored posts?

The Future of Social Media in 2019 - UtopiaPress - Medium. Somewhere along the line advertising created a more toxic version of what social media could have been.

The Future of Social Media in 2019 - UtopiaPress - Medium

A world where open sharing meant people became the product. The Future Of Social Media Marketing in 2019 - Social media is changing every day.

The Future Of Social Media Marketing in 2019 -

Fresh ideas are constantly being generated, various trends are taking shape, and the rules are continuously changing. However, not all of these changes happen rapidly. Sometimes these changes are slightly more gradual and therefore a little more predictable. Of course, some changes are already upon us, while others haven’t been fully implemented yet.

How to fix the six most common blogging mistakes. Now that you’re driving all this traffic to your blog, what next?

How to fix the six most common blogging mistakes

The Chart, Version 3.0: What, Exactly, Are We Reading? - All Generalizations are False. Note: this is actually version 3.1 of The Chart.

The Chart, Version 3.0: What, Exactly, Are We Reading? - All Generalizations are False

I made some minor changes from version 3.0, explained here: Summary: What’s new in this chart: I edited the categories on the vertical axis to more accurately describe the contents of the news sources ranked therein (long discussion below).I stuffed as many sources (from both version 1.0 and 2.0, plus some new ones) on here as I could, in response to all the “what about ______ source” questions I got. Swift 6: Social media for beginners. Social media is a great way to promote your business or organisation to people who are interested in what you do.

Swift 6: Social media for beginners

But it’s hard to know how to get started. Medium vs. WordPress: Battle of the Blogging Platforms. How To Promote Your Event on Every Social Media Channel. The 5 best video animation alternatives to Powtoon. From Disney’s masterpiece, Frozen, to the hundreds of animated videos used in marketing: animation is on the rise. The term “animation” refers to much more than Disney-style cartoons or 3D-figures. According to Wikipedia, animation “is a method in which pictures are manipulated to appear as moving images“. So as soon as you are making a picture move or rotate in a video, you are animating!

Today, animators come in all shapes and sizes. Video animation is being used by everyone, and this is due in large part to the various free video animation making applications available today. 5 Reasons You Need to Incorporate Video into Your Content Marketing Strategy - The vWriter Blog. Google URL Shortener. Posted by Michael Hermanto, Software Engineer, Firebase We launched the Google URL Shortener back in 2009 as a way to help people more easily share links and measure traffic online. Since then, many popular URL shortening services have emerged and the ways people find content on the Internet have also changed dramatically, from primarily desktop webpages to apps, mobile devices, home assistants, and more.

To refocus our efforts, we're turning down support for over the coming weeks and replacing it with Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL). FDLs are smart URLs that allow you to send existing and potential users to any location within an iOS, Android or web app. We're excited to grow and improve the product going forward. The Marketer's Guide To Medium. Since its beta launch in August of 2012, Medium has been called a lot of things: an online magazine, a blogging platform, a blend of platform and publisher and an upscale content farm, to name a few.

Because it takes a disruptive approach to online media, journalists, futurists, technologists and the likes seem obsessed with defining Medium. One thing is certain: Medium upends how we think about personal publishing online. It has its roots in traditional blogging but breaks a lot of rules––kind of like a rebellious, super-smart younger sibling. 5 Key Ways to Increase Your Twitter Followers (Without Buying Them!) - The vWriter Blog. How To Repurpose Your Blog Post As A SlideShare Presentation (And Get More Online Visibility, Authority and Traffic!) - The vWriter Blog. 10 tips to create a solid LinkedIn strategy for your company page. 10 Ways to Use Slideshare in a Social Media Strategy. 60 million visitors a month head to Slideshare. If you’re unimpressed, think about this: it’s considerably less social than other networks. How to use Twitter: Tweeting Tips & Tricks - Tech Advisor. Google Analytics: What It Is & How to Use It. How to Use Google Analytics.

Google Analytics lets you track Web traffic, visitor behavior, social media and more. / Credit: Analytics image via Shutterstock. A Day in the Life of a Social Media Strategist. Blogging for SEO: How to Write Blogs that Rank on Page One. Did you know that the search result in #1 position on Google gets 33% of search traffic? And that page 1 search engine results resulted in 92% of all traffic, dropping off by 95% for page 2? Convince and Convert: Social Media Consulting and Content Marketing Consulting. 6 Business Benefits of a LinkedIn Company Page - Northern Virginia Digital Marketing Agency. Twitter Cards Complete Guide: How to Set Up, Measure, More. How to increase your Klout score by 20 points. With that title, I have already alienated half of my social contacts and just got the full attention of the other half. The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly.

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource.