social-media



Understanding The Structure of Big Data

Written on
January 16th 2015
Author
David F. Giannetto

To identify the real value of an influencer (or similar complex questions), the entire organization must understand what data they can retrieve from social and mobile platforms, and what can be derived from big data. They must understand the structure of big data itself. Social platforms make a significant amount of ... more...

Twitter Ruffles Own Feathers With Speculated New Auto-Play Video Ad Product

Written on
January 12th 2015
Author
Adotas

Twitter is gearing up to introduce a new video ad product, according to Ad Age earlier this week. It’s no secret that advertisers love Facebook’s auto-playing video ads as well as YouTube’s pay-for-plays platform that allows higher engagement with consumers. Not on to get lost in the flock, Twitter’s potential to ... more...

Without Ads, Your Favorite Websites Are Just Blank Pages

Written on
January 6th 2015
Author
Ted Dhanik

For two hours a few weeks ago, major news websites were devoid of advertisements after a software glitch brought down Google’s DoubleClick ad server. Twitter celebrated under #dfpocalypse, and Quartz writer Leo Mirani declared, “This is what the web looks like without ads”. He took screenshots of The Atlantic, The ... more...

How to Use Search Data to Turbocharge Twitter Ads

Written on
January 1st 2015
Author
Brenda Ton

Did you know there are 2.1 billion searches on Twitter every day?  Millions of people use Twitter search to stay informed of the latest news and trends. Because Twitter is a key search site, using keyword data to target campaigns on Twitter Ads is the best way to drive engagement ... more...

Awesome! ADWEEK Infographic on 2014′s Smart Social Media Campaigns

Written on
December 26th 2014
Author
Adotas

From ADWEEK –a great graphic that shows what smart brands did on social media that got BIG attention and Big results. Data from unmetric.com’s social media intelligence platform. Subscribe to the free Adotas.com Newsletter addthis_url = 'http%3A%2F%2Fwww.adotas.com%2F2014%2F12%2Fawesome-adweek-infographic-on-2014s-smart-social-media-campaigns%2F'; addthis_title = 'Awesome%21+ADWEEK+Infographic+on+2014%26%238242%3Bs+Smart+Social+Media+Campaigns'; addthis_pub ... more...

Who Says You Can’t Buy Friends?

Written on
December 23rd 2014
Author
Adotas

Social Reality, Inc. specializes in automated digital platform technology and social management software for Internet advertising.  They’re boosting their social standing by acquiring Five Delta—a privately held company that specializes in the execution and management of media buys across all social platforms. Five Delta has developed patent pending technology that will ... more...

CORRECTION: Third Quarter Online Ad Spend Goes Through the Roof: $12.4 Billion

Written on
December 22nd 2014
Author
Adotas

When posted this story headline and first line said “fourth quarter”; the figures were for third quarter. We regret the editorial error. Third quarter figures reported here are correct. –Adotas The third quarter 2014 broke all records for online advertising expenditures—and jumped an amazing 17%  since the same time last year. ... more...

DigitalSherpa Shares 25 Reasons Why Smartphone Users Love Video Viewing

Written on
December 11th 2014
Author
Adotas

Video is the way to deliver info, fun and facts. The 14% increase in smartphone video viewing that’s predicted for 2015 –by eMarketer –proves it. Almost a quarter of a billion people will get in on digital video viewing next year–and half of them will be on smartphones. Mobile video content ... more...

Instagram Hits 300 Million Active Users, Announces Verified Accounts And Better Spam Filtering

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December 10th 2014
Author
Adotas

Instagram announced it now has 300 million active users. They’ve added 100 million actives just nine months after announcing its 200th—but that doesn’t mean it’s making money. Too bad a picture isn’t worth 1,000 dollars—instead of 1,000 words! The photo sharing company, which was bought by Facebook in 2012 for a ... more...

Five Ways Brands Can Prepare For a Successful Holiday Shopping Season Through Social Media

Written on
November 5th 2014
Author
Folke Lemaitre

If you have done any shopping during the months of November and December, then you’re all too familiar with the chaos that has come to define the holiday season in retail. And if you’re one of the many businesses trying to capitalize on the likely high sales volume, it’s vital ... more...