Everyone has his or her own social media style, but there are definite patterns in Facebook user behavior. For businesses hoping to utilize Facebook's advertising potential, identifying and targeting specific types of users can help narrow more meaningful audiences
This infographic from Optify highlights everyone's favorite Facebook users, from the Gamer to the Stalker and everyone in between
Apple Inc. (AAPL) is booming with another feather in its cap as its App Store has tuned five recently. While more than 900,000 unique apps in its kitty, App Store is fastest growing App store, serving to hundreds to thousands of app developers across the globe.
When visionary Steve Jobs, then CEO of Apple, introduced iPhone first time to the world, no one ever imagined how the device would change the whole paradigm of mobile computing. Though, first iPhone was loaded only with few statutory apps like Safari, Weather and Stocks, its was Steve’s vision to open iPhone to external software developers that has resulted in 50 billion downloads of apps.
If you're using Twitter or Google+, half a percent of all everything you read can't be found in dictionary. The LOLs, YOLOs and OMGs, the looools and gottas, all are decidedly not according to Webster. And odds are you’ve seen someone misspell separate, embarrass, achieve or surprise.
Are you obsessed with social media? Do you suffer from social network overload? This infographic (from My Life) tells some interesting statistics. Takeaways (40% of people would rather get a root canal than give up their social networks?
Apple Inc. is the latest big brand to face a potential customer data loss conundrum. But it’s joining a long list of well-known brandsthat have suffered a similar or even worse fall out.
An intruder attempted to scrape personal information of users of Apple’s developer Web site, Apple announced in an e-mail to its site users. “Sensitive personal information was encrypted and cannot be accessed, however, we have not been able to rule out the possiblity that some developers’ names, mailing addresses, and/or email addresses may have been accessed.”
Did you know that how you write can indicate more than 5,000 personality traits? The size of your letters, spacing between words, shapes of letters and more can all signify different characteristics. Handwriting analysis (also known as graphology) can even be used for detecting lies and revealing possible health ailments. Check out the infographic below to learn what your handwriting says about you. It's also fun analyzing the handwriting of your friends and family members, so be sure to hand it off or pass it along!
Crowdsourcing Week (CSW) is the first global week-long conference focused on crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, and open innovation. Singapore saw this first-of-its kind event bring together the brightest minds in crowdsourcing and open innovation including 300 delegates from 23 countries for over 57 talks, panels, and networking events. The conversations and topics ranged from crowdsourcing for marketing and enterprise to open innovation in government and non-profits, to new business models that were founded on the principles of open data and transparency, to how crowd finance is disrupting the startup climate in Asia and the paradigm shift towards innovation and business “unusual”.
Content marketing is of much more importance today than it ever has been.
Did you know that 90% of all organizations use content marketing in their efforts now? This infographic is filled with vital information on content marketing such as – 91% of B2B marketers use content marketing and 86% B2C marketers are making use of it.
Content marketing is here to stay and these stats definitely prove the fact.
In celebration of Father's Day, take a romp through this infographic following the colorful paths into the lives of television's favorite papas: Homer Simpson, Tony Soprano, Don Draper--you know, the most doting of small screen dads.
Blogging, or more specifically writing, is a daily routine for us, here in hongkiat.com. In the process, we’ve accumulated a lot of resources that would be real helpful in jumpstarting one’s blogging career.
Just how does crowdfunding work in the movie industry? Sponsume.com, a funding platform for different projects, illustrates, through an infographic, how this works. It shows some key facts and statistics about this funding mechanism. The procedure begins with a creative or breakthrough movie concept. Over a predetermined period of campaigning, teams are able to raise necessary funds to support their movie. Some campaign teams do not reach their goal, and some achieve great results. The infographic also highlights the benefits of this funding platform, other than generating funds and support for your movie.
We are all thankful to social sites which has made all of us so interlaced, from finding old school mates to sharing day to day stories it has made us so addicted, more than alcohol and smoking.
Smart-devices have given us a rich experience of social networking they have completely revolutionized the accessibility of social networks. Social media marketers are also push to take internet mobile, Smartphone was the most preferred phone for advertisers in Q3 2012 with 75% campaigns.
And, a recent report in India says that accessing social networking sites is considered to be the main internet activities on mobile devices.
But don’t you agree that we somewhere have hiccups or cut backs in presenting ourselves the way we are and the reason could be our friends circle itself. Did you ever know this can even cause a negative effect on our psyches?
An infographic from Ligo Electronics says that 66% of respondents have trouble sleeping after using social networking sites.
Today’s graphic poses the questions we’ve all asked ourselves in the past. Are we addicted to this series of tubes? With sites like Facebook, twitter, google, wikipedia and Reddit our day’s time can slip away in an instant. It certainly doesn’t help when your job requires social media activity or a dependence on cloud services like Google. Our daily lives revolve around the internet and I’d say that’s an addiction.
I have my bookmarks I go threw everyday. The same sites like my email, coupon or deal sites, maybe a quick search in the Craigslist ‘free’ section, a check of Daily Infographic, then I read through through google news and end up cycling through facebook and twitter the rest of the day. Do I feel weird when I haven’t had my internet ‘fix’ for the day? You bet ya. I can feel it inside myself that I need to check on the internet. Make sure its still there.
I wish it wasn’t something I had to do, but I guess I’m a functioning addict. I’m still social, make it to work and school and try to help out with my community. Don’t call me an addict, more of an internet connoisseur