It’s probably one of the biggest upcoming developments for both Facebook users as well as search engine marketing firms. Facebook’s own knowledge graph, somewhat similar to Google’s, will give users much more intuitive search capability when using the Facebook search engine. Essentially turning it into a high functioning social search engine.
Social logins, often referred to as OpenID, have been a big part of creating a unified authentication source and a general sense of identity for people on the internet in recent years. What this concept involves is using one of your profiles on a social media site as a way to log into any other independent website which requires membership.
With the amount of content exchange happening on social networks these days, it’s only natural that many companies are looking to get their products and ideas marketed through these channels. The potential to directly reach consumer influencers alone is almost invaluable for any business looking for a new communication channel.
In the wake of their recent announcement that country-specific censorship was now an option for Twitter, outrage continues, and the CEO tries to contain the damage.
Expanding Google+ to include younger users, Google has lowered the age limit to allow users aged 13 and up to have a Google+ account.
According to some recent reports, some of Google’s search results are starting to show Google+ content.
A recent study released by Digital Life has shown that the majority of internet users, both internationally, and in South Africa, don’t want to be bothered by brands in their social media experience.
As of today, Google+ has rolled out brand pages world wide, allowing companies, products or brands to have their own Google+ pages.
In today’s online marketing environment, social media marketing is a big buzz word. everybody is a social media expert, and everybody has a strategy to leverage your social media presence…
According to recent news reports, Twitter announced yesterday that they will begin placing advertisements in users timelines, in a long anticipated attempt to effectively monetise the service.
Ever popular, socially revolutionary, mind-numbingly boring, information overload. No matter what you think about it, Twitter has become a pervasive feature of the information-age landscape for good or ill.
By now, we suspect that pretty much everybody on the internet knows what a blog is. If you don’t have one yourself, the chances are that you’re at least reading somebody else’s. They’ve become one of the most popular ways for people to express themselves online, and have proven effective platforms for certain types of businesses to communicate with their clients and / or users.
On the official Twitter blog yesterday, the popular social media micro-blogging site Twitter finally released its own statistics. According to the post by a member of the Twitter analytics team, the site which allows users to post publicly readable status updates of up to 140 characters, is currently logging some 50 million “tweets” per day.
According to a news report released today, Microsoft has gained the coveted right to index the hugely popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter.
According to a recent report by Canadian research company Sysomos, South Africa has become the tenth largest twitter user in the world.
According to a report by ChannelWeb, the hugely popular micro-blogging service Twitter may have finally found a way to monetize the countless messages, (known as tweets) that are sent daily by it’s users.
Twitter announced yesterday that they have started testing a new feature for the popular micro-blogging service. The new “List” feature will allow users to organise their tweets by assigning them to various sub-categories.
In a just released announcement by social media giant Facebook, the California-based company has warned its users to watch out for one of the old “419 scams” that has recently resurfaced on the social media network.
Everybody knows about social media, (or social networking) these days. It’s no longer the next big thing, it’s a big thing right now. The real question though, is whether there’s any real marketing value to be had from it.
According to a report released by the BMI-Techknowledge Group, a business-to-business commercial and industrial research group focusing on the high-tech industry, social networking in South Africa is set to increase by a factor of three over the next four years.
According to a blog post made late last week by Biz Stone, co-founder of the increasingly popular micro-blogging platform Twitter, which has around 45 million users, the company has has changed its terms of service in such a way that it now “leaves the door open” for advertisers.