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NBA Announces 2014 Social Media Award Winners

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Social media has become crucial to professional sports. Not only does it allow fans to track and engage in the action, but it gives athletes and teams a way to communicate directly with fans, furthering their own ‘brand’ and remaining accessible to the general public. This month, NBA Digital held its third annual NBA Social Media Awards, which honors NBA players and teams for their active participation on social media throughout the regular season. Read →

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

Social Media News Ticker

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 →

77% Of Company Mentions On Social Media Are Neutral

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Contrary to popular belief, most company mentions on social networks are linked not to a positive or negative message, but a neutral one. Analyzing more than 1 billion global company mentions, realtime monitoring app mention found that 77% of company mentions were in fact neutral. Read →

Health And Fitness Apps See 62% Increase In Usage In Last Six Months

Health and Fitness apps see 62% increase over the past six months.

Usage of health and fitness apps has grown exponentially since 2013. Looking at data from over 6,800 iPhone and iPad apps listed under the health and fitness category, Flurry Analytics reports a 62% increase in the usage of health and fitness apps over the past 6 months, while the overall mobile app industry has only seen a […] Read →

MyPermissions’ Android App: Is Your Private Information Secure?

Version 3.0 of MyPermissions' Android App protects user's private information.

The amount of time the average U.S. consumer spends on their mobile device has risen to 2 hrs and 42 minutes per day in 2014, according to Flurry. U.S. consumers have then dedicated 86% (2 hrs and 19 minutes) of that time to their mobile apps; making it essential for people and brands to understand which of […] Read →

Social Networking Stats: 21% Of Online Video Is Now Mobile, #RLTM Scoreboard

Mobile Video on the rise

21% of all online video-plays globally were completed through mobile devices in the first quarter of the year, according to video technology company Ooyala. In 2012, that figure was at 3.4%; in 2013 it was 9%. The massive growth in online video consumption via mobile devices has changed the paradigm in content availability. Since 2012, mobile and tablet video viewership is up 532%. Read →

Will Pinterest Go Public?

Will Pinterest Go Public?

This is a guest post by Megan Totka, Chief Editor for ChamberofCommerce.com. It’s no secret that Pinterest has been steadily gaining steam in the social sphere for the past year or so. Now the once-budding social “scrapbooking” site looks to be taking the next major step toward Internet superstardom. That’s right; a hotly-anticipated IPO seems […] Read →

World Cup Social Media Fever: 53% of US Smartphone Users Plan To Use Facebook To Discuss The Games

World Cup tweets may help fuel faster growth for Twitter

With the 2014 World Cup in full swing, it has become evident that soccer has taken over social media, especially when it comes to Facebook. Facebook remains the preferred outlet for fans to discuss the tournament’s action, as more than half of U.S. smartphone users following the World Cup plan to communicate through Facebook while watching the event, according to […] Read →

Influicity Introduces YouTube Influencer Marketplace

YouTube drives the most engaged referral traffic

Influicity is set to unveil a “first-to-market” platform that allows marketers to efficiently search and connect with YouTube influencers. This YouTube influencer platform categorizes 140,000 influencers into one marketplace, where brands are able to browse through them using filters such as age, gender, location and subject-matter. Once selected, marketers can collaborate with influencers using the platform’s campaign management […] Read →

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