It might be the long winters, or the national pastime of keeping tabs on Justin Bieber. Canada tops globe in Internet usage
10 Facebook Page Timeline Cover Examples by Jason Keath on Feb 29, 2012
One of the intriguing aspects of Facebook Timeline, ever since the initial launch last September, is how it highlights the media you consume. Music you listen to, videos you watch, newspapers and books you read, and (more recently) images you "pin" on Pinterest. Facebook termed the concept frictionless sharing, because it allows you to automatically share with your friends the media you consume. Earlier this month, Facebook added new third party apps to its platform. Now, a change to Timeline itself has made media sharing even more prominent. Facebook Expands Media Sharing on Timeline - Too Much Content, Not Enough Social?
Social Media: 2. Who Uses Them? (2010-05E) Although the adoption of social media has been rapid and widespread in Canada, rates of use vary considerably between demographic groups.
The 10 Most-Followed Brands on Pinterest The Perfect Palette, a wedding blog that explores "the color palette possibilities for your wedding" and serves as a resource for other wedding ideas, would seem to be a perfect match for Pinterest, and it is. The site is far and away the biggest brand on Pinterest with more than 240,000 followers, according to Zoomsphere.
The latest (and most fascinating) stats on Twitter
Google to Sell Heads-Up Display Glasses by Year's End
The year's not even two months old and already we've seen a number of big splashes in the social media scene. Here are the top stats so far. By Adam Vincenzini | Posted: February 20, 2012 The 20 most interesting social media stats and insights of 2012
Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Jay Jamison, a Partner at BlueRun Ventures, who focuses on early stage mobile, consumer and enterprise investments.
Old Dogs New Tricks and Crappy Newspaper Executives | Digital First (Speaking notes for an address to the Canadian Journalism Foundation Toronto, Canada, 2/16/2012)
To learn how to defeat their enemies, kings and other rulers once relied on soothsayers who read animal entrails or on astrologers who charted the stars to divine the future. More recently, farmers (and others) relied on the Farmers' Almanac to decide whether that new winter coat or snow blower would be a good or bad investment. Strategy - Five Trends B2B Marketers Need to Understand to Succeed in 2012
In 2012, Social Media will move beyond growth to saturation. This means that digital public relations is changing quickly. Recently, I had an opportunity to speak about the opportunities and trends in digital public relations at the PR News Digital Summit. 5 Key Trends Supercharging Today's Digital PR
If you've spent any time on Pinterest, the hottest new social network since sliced bread, you might have noticed its popularity among certain demographics — namely, women who are into fashion, weddings, home decor and puppies. Pinterest: How Do U.S. and UK Users Compare? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Facebook and Its Users, Mutually Dependent I was upset over some comments he had posted to my Facebook wall, beneath a status update about a particularly cheesy pop song I was obsessed with at the time. We argued in a flurry of instant messages. He insisted that his remarks were made in good humor, while I was sure that he was making fun of me.
The Washington Post, Recast for a Digital Future
Doing keyword research is like being a detective: you're always searching for those tiny, but valuable clues that decide the fate and future of a case you are handling. You can never arrive at a conclusion without clues and evidence, so you should master keyword research if you are serious about the words "sales," "profit," and "conversions." Search Engine Marketing - Four Keyword Research Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
H&M Has the Most-Followed Brand Page on Google+ Fashion retailer H&M has beat out heavyweights Pepsi, Starbucks and Coca-Cola to become the most-followed brand on Google+. In a testament to the network's viability as a marketing vehicle, Google, the former number one on Google+, is now number 13. Following H&M is Samsung USA, Pepsi, Starbucks and Burberry.
LinkedIn on Thursday announced it has 150 million members in its network, a 20 million increase over November. LinkedIn Hits 150 Million Members
Q&A: Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley on What He's Learning From Twitter and What's Next
7 ways to use Pinterest to promote your business
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Employers and Brands Use Gaming to Gauge Engagement
Facebook Releases Moviemaking App to Demystify Timeline | Digital
Why Pinterest Should Be of Interest to Brands
69 percent of smartphone users access web every day
What Is Gamification and How Does It Support Marketing?
The Internet Data We Would Like the Right to Forget
YouTube hits 4-billion daily videos
Kapture lets merchants reward users for sharing pictures online
Technology Will Kill
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Report: Companies average 178 social media accounts
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Social Media: Five Facts to Bank On in 2012
The next big prophet: A social network soothsayer
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10 Predictions for B2B Marketing in 2012 (Part 2)
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