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Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

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Twitter tests easier-to-use hashtags and acquires Mitro, Foursquare debuts a new logo and prepares major changes to its app, Instagram launches Bolt outside the US and more; here’s the latest in social media news. 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 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 →

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

Tumblr boasts youngest user base among top social networks

Among the top 10 global social platforms, Tumblr has the greatest share of younger users, with 47% of active users in the 16-24 year-old demographic. Guess which social network has the oldest user base? Read →

Social Networking Stats: Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic, #RLTM Scoreboard

Mobile accounts for 43% of LinkedIn's traffic

LinkedIn recently projected that mobile would account for half of the social networking platform’s traffic; based on the company’s 1st quarter results, that could be a reality soon. Mobile represented 43% of LinkedIn’s traffic in Q1 2014, according to the results announced yesterday. Read →

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches FB Newswire, Acquires Motion Tracking App Moves

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Pinterest introduces a new mobile search feature, Twitter tests a new signup process, Facebook acquires fitness app Moves, and more. Here’s a list of the latest in social media updates: Read →

LinkedIn Tops 300 Million Users

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LinkedIn has reached a new milestone, announcing over 300 million members on the ‘professional’ social network — and over half of these members are from outside the U.S. Read →

Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

YouTube drives the most engaged referral traffic

YouTube is the “undisputed champion” among social networks in terms of driving referrals, delivering the most traffic and the highest levels of engagement, according to a new study from Shareaholic. The analysis of average visit duration, pages per visit and bounce rate reveals which of the top eight social media platforms are driving the best referral traffic. Read →

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Email is Dead, Twitter’s Amplify Now on Movie Screens

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LinkedIn expands in China, Twitter’s Amplify expands to ABC and movie screens, Facebook launches a new ad campaign structure, and more: check out the latest social media updates here. Read →

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook To Buy WhatsApp, LinkedIn Opens Publishing To All Members

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Facebook to buy WhatsApp, LinkedIn opens its publishing platform to all members, Twitter revamps ads API program and more….here’s the latest in social media updates. Read →

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