The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News
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The 7Cs of Tribal Influence [INFOGRAPHIC]

The 7Cs of Tribal Influence [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Anyone can be an influencer. People no longer need to own a TV station to make their voice heard, and neither do they need to be particularly conscious about their social magnetism. Influencers simply have ‘it’, a social currency that makes them look good to others. People trust influencers to show the way. Whether they want advice about what mobile to buy, or diet to try, or simply connect them to others.

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The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News
Keep up with the rapidly changing social media industry. Get the big picture and follow the emerging trends. Also: http://sometek.fi (in Finnish)
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Facebook crushes Q2 earnings, hits 1.71B users and record share price

Facebook crushes Q2 earnings, hits 1.71B users and record share price | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Coming off an all-time high stock price of $123.34, Facebook in Q2 2016 smashed earnings again. The social network continued steady growth just slightly..
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9 Social Media Marketing Trends That Could Make or Break Your Business in 2017

9 Social Media Marketing Trends That Could Make or Break Your Business in 2017 | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Social media is always evolving, so what's next? That's the question I was asked in an interview recently. This kind of question can be really easy since t
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What exactly is so great about Snapchat?

What exactly is so great about Snapchat? | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
By now, you've probably heard of Snapchat. It's an app that lets you send quickly disappearing messages, photos, and videos, either directly to select friends or to everyone who follows your Snapchat account. It's a simple concept, maybe even dumb. But in spite of that—or perhaps because of it—Snapchat has become a phenomenon. eMarketer projects that nearl
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Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Huge news today in the world of M&A in enterprise and social networking services: Microsoft has announced that it is acquiring LinkedIn, the social..
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Coming soon: express even more in 140 characters | Twitter Blogs

Coming soon: express even more in 140 characters | Twitter Blogs | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
You can already do a lot in a Tweet, but we want you to be able to do even more.
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This is what Instagram's new business profile looks like

This is what Instagram's new business profile looks like | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Instagram confirmed that it was developing business profiles -- a la Facebook Brand Pages. Recently, we managed to snag a peek at just w
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Snapchat User `Stories' Fuel 10 Billion Daily Video Views

Snapchat User `Stories' Fuel 10 Billion Daily Video Views | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
The majority of people using Snapchat Inc.’s application are making videos, fueling a boom in watching them, the company is telling its investors.
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Everything the tech world says about marketing is wrong

Everything the tech world says about marketing is wrong | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
The biggest problem in marketing in the tech world today is that too many marketers do not know the first thing about marketing.
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Why Twitter is a better network for real life than Facebook

Why Twitter is a better network for real life than Facebook | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Twitter and Facebook are similar, but not equal. For many, Facebook is a way to connect with family and friends, but Twitter may actually be better.
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Face Off or Twitter Away - which is the better networking tool?

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Facebook’s Messenger Bot Store could be the most important launch since the App Store

Facebook’s Messenger Bot Store could be the most important launch since the App Store | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
If Facebook announces the "Messenger Bot Store" at F8, as many predict, it would be arguably the most consequential event for the tech industry since Apple..
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Facebook Reactions: What Marketers Need to Know : Social Media Examiner

Facebook Reactions: What Marketers Need to Know : Social Media Examiner | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Have you seen the new Facebook Reactions? Discover how Facebook Reactions work, and how your Facebook Page can get the most from Facebook Reactions.
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Why We’re Thinking About Messaging Apps All Wrong

Why We’re Thinking About Messaging Apps All Wrong | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

We've named WhatsApp and the like "messaging apps" because that's our current context for them. They send messages. But what if the larger story behind messaging apps is not that they remove barriers to sending messages, but rather that they remove barriers to all digital interactions and transactions.

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WordPress kotisivut: 12 suunnittelutrendiä vuodelle 2016

WordPress kotisivut: 12 suunnittelutrendiä vuodelle 2016 | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Mitkä ovat vuoden 2016 verkkosuunnittelutrendit ja WordPress sivujen tulevaisuuden näkymät? Tässä 12 ennustusta tulevalle vuodelle.
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Wired Founder Kevin Kelly On the Technologies That Will Dominate Our Future

Wired Founder Kevin Kelly On the Technologies That Will Dominate Our Future | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

The optimistic futurist says we'll share more, own less and spend far more time on our devices
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Soon Facebook Will Instantly Translate Your Posts Into 44 Languages

Soon Facebook Will Instantly Translate Your Posts Into 44 Languages | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Beginning today, some will have the option of instantly translating their Facebook posts into as many as 44 different languages.
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59% Of Content Shared On Twitter Will Never Be Clicked - Search Engine Journal

59% Of Content Shared On Twitter Will Never Be Clicked - Search Engine Journal | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Your content might go viral, but it also might never get read. Turns out a majority of the links shared on Twitter will never get clicked on.
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Snapchat is NOT for Everyone — Don’t Believe the Hype…Here’s Why

Snapchat is NOT for Everyone — Don’t Believe the Hype…Here’s Why | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
In marketing, all we’re hearing nowadays is that all brands should be on Snapchat. That if you’re not on Snapchat you’re falling behind or…
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Everything you need to know about Google's Spaces chat app

Everything you need to know about Google's Spaces chat app | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Google's Spaces is a solid start for discussing common interests or planning events with friends, but it has a long way to go to take on established apps.
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The Feed Is Dying

The Feed Is Dying | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
The way we’ve been reading the web for the last ten years is changing. You might be shocked, but you shouldn’t be.
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How Facebook is slowly eating the rest of the Internet

How Facebook is slowly eating the rest of the Internet | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
I’m not asking everyone to delete their account or question their morality. Let’s just be honest with what’s happening here.

Facebook wants to become “the” Internet.
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Snapchat seamlessly combines video, audio, GIFs, stickers in “Chat 2.0”

Say what you want, how you want. That's how Snapchat's reps say CEO Evan Spiegel describes Chat 2.0, a massive set of new features launching today. It lets..
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Happy birthday, Twitter: 10 years of famous first tweets

Happy birthday, Twitter: 10 years of famous first tweets | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Some of the best and worst famous first tweets from the last ten years on Twitter.
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Facebook is eating the world

Facebook is eating the world | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Something really dramatic is happening to our media landscape, the public sphere, and our journalism industry, almost without us noticing and certainly without the level of public examination and debate it deserves. Our news ecosystem has changed more...
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Facebook launches interactive full-screen ads called Canvas

Facebook launches interactive full-screen ads called Canvas | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

At an event in New York today, Facebook launched its newest product for marketers: interactive mobile ads called Canvas. Canvas instead offers full-screen ads – basically complete mini websites designed around specific products. This includes slideshows, descriptions, videos and a scrollable, interactive interface.

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AI's Biggest Danger Is So Subtle, You Might Not Even Notice It

AI's Biggest Danger Is So Subtle, You Might Not Even Notice It | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
What happens when artificial intelligence that helps us make decisions is so commonplace, we become dependent on it?
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