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More Stats On The Facebook Organic Reach Decline More Stats On The Facebook Organic Reach Decline

There’s been a lot of discussion about the widespread drop in organic Facebook Page post reach, and this week, EdgeRank Checker put out some more data to back up the bitter reality for brands. According to its findings (via TechCrunch), …

Rainn Wilson Finds Facebook Worthless After Organic Reach Drop Rainn Wilson Finds Facebook Worthless After Organic Reach Drop

Actor Rainn Wilson appears to be among the many people frustrated about Facebook’s controversial killing of organic reach for Facebook Page posts. In case you haven’t heard, it’s getting harder and harder for Pages to reach their audience without paying. …

Facebook: Total Pages Liked By Typical Users Grew Over 50% Last Year Facebook: Total Pages Liked By Typical Users Grew Over 50% Last Year

As you may know, organic reach for Facebook Page posts is no a rapid decline. Common thinking is simply that Facebook wants you to pay for your visibility. Josh Constine at TechCrunch spoke with Facebook’s head of News Feed, and …

Pinterest Gives Businesses New Way To Track Pins Pinterest Gives Businesses New Way To Track Pins

Pinterest announced a new way for businesses to track their pinned links. It is adding support for Google Analytics UTM variables to give businesses a look at their performance in the Google Analytics dashboard. Pinterest’s Jason Costa writes, “Businesses have …

Emojis Now Work on Web Version of Twitter Emojis Now Work on Web Version of Twitter

All you emoji lovers can now sleep sound knowing that your smiley faces and little piles of poop will be able to be seen by those browsing their Twitter timelines on the web. Before today, mobile Twitter users who included …

LinkedIn Kills Products/Services Tab On Company Pages LinkedIn Kills Products/Services Tab On Company Pages

Back in November, LinkedIn launched “Showcase Pages” for companies to show off specific brands and products, which users can follow separately. Users can follow Microsoft Office specifically, for example, without having to follow Microsoft itself.

Teen Stabs Friend 65 Times Over Nude Facebook Selfies Teen Stabs Friend 65 Times Over Nude Facebook Selfies

In well-that’s-just-a-horrible-turn-of-events news, a Mexican teen was stabbed 65 times after posting racy photos of herself and her best friend on Facebook, according to police in GuamĂșchil, Sinaloa. The NY Daily News reports that Erandy Gutierrez, 16, fatally stabbed Anel …

Forrester Says Marketers Need To Be Using Google+ Forrester Says Marketers Need To Be Using Google+

Forrester Research surveyed 60,000 adults in the U.S. about the social sites they use, and 22% said they visit Google+ each month, which is the same as they got for Twitter, and greater than what they heard for LinkedIn, Pinterest, …

Google+ Now Shows How Many Views You’ve Had Google+ Now Shows How Many Views You’ve Had

Google now tells you how many people have viewed your Google+ profile and content right on your profile page. The number is the sum of your profile, post and photo views since October 2012. Eddie Kessler posted about the update …

Baseball Fandom Map Based on Facebook Likes Looks Pretty Accurate Baseball Fandom Map Based on Facebook Likes Looks Pretty Accurate

Facebook is great for a lot of things, and it’s also really bad for a lot of things. If you hate babies, stay away. If you just had your heart broken, stay away. If you don’t want people to know …

Biz Stone’s Jelly Gets An Update Biz Stone’s Jelly Gets An Update

It’s been about two months since we last reported on any significant updates to Biz Stone’s Jelly app (other than the the company finally getting the @Jelly Twitter handle). Stone had promised that a bunch more features were on the …

YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report] YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report]

Shareaholic has a new report out called “Social Referrals That Matter,” which looks at the average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rates for visitors to its network of sites from the top 8 social media platforms. The report …

Popular Brand Leaves Facebook, Will Others Follow? Popular Brand Leaves Facebook, Will Others Follow?

Could we be seeing the beginning of a brand revolt against Facebook? Facebook is so huge, that it’s unlikely that it will amount to a mass exodus, but the tensions between brands and Facebook seem to be approaching a boiling …

Somebody Thinks The Facebook Organic Reach Decline Is A Good Thing Somebody Thinks The Facebook Organic Reach Decline Is A Good Thing

At least somebody thinks the brutal slashing of your Facebook Page’s organic reach is a good thing. Have you found a silver lining to Facebook showing less people your posts organically? Let us know in the comments. Isobar director of …

‘Cancel Colbert’ Is Your Daily Dose of Dumb Twitter Outrage ‘Cancel Colbert’ Is Your Daily Dose of Dumb Twitter Outrage

In people clearly not understanding the basic idea of satire nor differentiating between network and personal Twitter accounts news, Twitter’s all fired up over a joke made by Comedy Central’s Colbert Report Twitter account. And by “joke,” we mean a …

Facebook Tests Saving Stories for Later, Once Again Facebook Tests Saving Stories for Later, Once Again

Apparently, Facebook is experimenting with the “save” button again. Josh Constine over at TechCrunch has acquired some screenshots of the new test, in which Facebook is adding a big ol’ “save” button inside articles shared on the desktop version of …

Report: Instagram Smartphone Usage Gives Twitter’s A Run For Its Money In U.S. Report: Instagram Smartphone Usage Gives Twitter’s A Run For Its Money In U.S.

Instagram announced this week that it has surpassed 200 million monthly active users. eMarketer is now sharing some data about usage in the U.S. and a comparison to Twitter usage on smartphones. The firm finds that U.S. Instagram usage has …

This Infographic Teaches You About Facebook’s News Feed Image Sizes This Infographic Teaches You About Facebook’s News Feed Image Sizes

You may have noticed some changes to the way Facebook’s News Feed looks lately. Facebook marketing app Gain has the imaging of the new design figured out, and has put together a pretty interesting infographic (via InsideFacebook) on the subject …

Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Multiple Photos In Tweets Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Multiple Photos In Tweets

Twitter is rolling out a new update to its Android and iOS apps with new photo features for tagging people and including up to four pics in a single tweet. The tagging feature is quite frankly long overdue. How long …

Facebook Tests Privacy Checkup So You Don’t Make a Complete Ass of Yourself Facebook Tests Privacy Checkup So You Don’t Make a Complete Ass of Yourself

Facebook tests new features and little tweaks all the time, and the majority of them never make it to primetime (meaning a global rollout). But here’s one that we think would be rather helpful. The company is testing a new …

Instagram Surpasses 200 Million Users, Tests Facebook Places Integration Instagram Surpasses 200 Million Users, Tests Facebook Places Integration

Instagram announced that it has grown to over 200 million active users “capturing and sharing their lives every month.” The announcement comes about thirteen months after it announced 100 million monthly active users. Instagram also says it has exceeded 20 …