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Social Networking Stats: Twitter’s User Growth Exceeds Expectations, #RLTM Scoreboard

Twitter's Q2 2014 results

Twitter recently announced its second quarter results for 2014, with both revenue and user growth surpassing analyst expectations. After two quarters in a row showing decelerating user growth, this quarter’s results offered great news for Twitter. The number of Twitter’s monthly active users topped 271 million (higher than the 267 million expected by analysts), for a year-over-year growth of 24%. Read →

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button, Twitter Acquires CardSpring

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Tumblr users can embed Vine videos, YouTube launches a crowd-sourced music program on Sirius XM, Twitter acquires CardSpring and more: here are the latest updates in social media. Read →

Social Networking Stats: Global Spending on Facebook Ads Increases 50%, #RLTM Scoreboard

Facebook global ad spend increases

Facebook advertising is flourishing according to new data from Kenshoo; quarterly spend on Facebook advertising increased 51% year-over-year in the second quarter of 2014. Spending on search engine advertising also saw an increase of 25% year-over-year, with click-through rates at “an all-time high.” Read →

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Acquires LiveRail, Twitter Acquires Tap Commerce

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Twitter rolls out mobile app promotion ads, Vine adds loop count, Facebook acquires LiveRail and more; here’s the latest social media news: Read →

Social Networking Stats: Faster Growth Predicted for Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

Twitter's Q2 2014 results

A new report from Evercore predicts a “strong possibility” that Twitter’s growth will speed up in the second quarter of this year, helped by millions of tweets from the 2014 World Cup. Here’s the latest on Twitter, plus this week’s #RLTM Scoreboard. Read →

Social Media News Ticker: YouTube Launches Music Show, Adds Bigger Video Screen

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Foursquare to begin charging fees for data, YouTube launches a music show and adds a bigger video screen, Twitter may be changing the retweet, and more; here are the latest updates in social media. Read →

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees Over 300 Million Tweets Around #WorldCup, #RLTM Scoreboard

Twitter recently announced that in the first 15 days of the World Cup tournament, there have been over 300 million tweets related to #WorldCup. Check out more Twitter stats from the #WorldCup, and catch up on the latest social media statistics with the #RLTM Scoreboard. Read →

Social Networking Stats: World Cup Draws 58 Million Facebook Users On First Day, #RLTM Scoreboard

World Cup tweets may help fuel faster growth for Twitter

During the first day of World Cup 2014, over 58 million Facebook users accounted for more than 140 million interactions on the social network. See more stats on World Cup social interactions, and the latest numbers for the major social networks on the #RLTM Scoreboard: Read →

Social Media News Ticker: Embed Tweets Within Tweets on Twitter, Instagram Expands Ads Outside U.S.

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Instagram will expand advertising to the UK, Canada and Australia, YouTube comes to PlayStation 4, Twitter embeds tweets within tweets, and more. Read →

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