On December 21 last year, Facebook quietly added the ability to segment fans by region. Which means that social media monitoring companies are now finding all kinds of juicy oddities in fan counts of major brands.
Facebook might have almost fully penetrated core markets such as the U.S. and Europe, two regions in which the world’s largest social network’s growth is slowing. But there’s still plenty of room to grow in the MENA regions: the Middle East and North Africa countries.
“Social” is the secret sauce behind the technology deals coming out today.
Tomorrow Americans will vote for a president, new or continuing. Social media users, however, have already decided who has won — at least in their tweets, shares, and likes.
Customer service is going social. Unfortunately, it’s traveling on the slow boat to customer satisfaction.
Republicans better get down on their knees and pray that Americans never vote via Facebook or Twitter.
London 2012 starts today, and many of us will be glued to screens both large and small for the next 16 days. But while we’re watching, we’re probably also tweeting: cheering our teams and our stars.
It’s not fan count. Not the number of retweets per week, or how many likes you received. Nor is it the number of times someone has clicked the +1 button on your site.
Politics happens online as much as off these days, and the US presidential race is no different. So who’s winning?
Ron Paul is second only to President Obama when it comes to Facebook popularity.
Socialbakers, a social media analytics company, announced a $2 million round today after launching a product at the DEMO conference only a few weeks ago.