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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 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 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 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 →

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 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 →

73% of Chinese Adults Online Are Using WeChat

WeChat dominates social apps in China

Local social networks and apps dominate China’s internet audience, including Qzone, Sina Weibo, Tencent Weibo and WeChat. But some users are finding ways to access banned sites – like Facebook and Google+ – through mobile. Read →

WhatsApp Now Used By 19% of Global Online Audience

WhatsApp used by 19% of online audience worldwide

WhatsApp is the third biggest social app – even more popular than Facebook Messenger – according to recent research by GlobalWebIndex. Check out which countries have the highest percentage of WhatsApp users: Read →

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