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understanding social media with visual data and infographics
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2011 Social Media All Stars: Social Media Infographic With A MLB Twist

2011 Social Media All Stars: Social Media Infographic With A MLB Twist | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
Last year visual marketing and data visualization firm Lemon.ly released 2010 Social Media All Stars, an MLB-style roster of the top social networks of the year.

Now, back by popular demand, Lemon.ly has released their 2nd Annual Social Media All Stars lineup. The infographic shows how, just like with Major League Baseball, the top players in social media can change quickly.

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Timing social media posts perfectly

Timing social media posts perfectly | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

When it comes to posting things on large social media platforms, especially Twitter and Facebook, it’s really important to post at the right time if you’re looking for interaction. Of course it makes no sense to send out a message when people are asleep or when they’re eating lunch or dinner, but when exactly is the perfect time to send out an update? Well luckily, KissMetrics has done some research and they’ve pretty much nailed down the opportune times to send out Tweets and Facebook posts.

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What it would look like if Facebook was honest about its new changes...

What it would look like if Facebook was honest about its new changes... | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

Facebook redesigns are now as predictable as the outpouring of violent user rage that greets them. You'd think people would get used to them, but the threats of suicide and (worse) defection to Google Plus just seem to get louder each time. Perhaps if Facebook was a little more forthright about their changes, as in the pop-ups displayed above, users might be able to temper their anger a bit.

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Infographic: The Social Media Strategist

Infographic: The Social Media Strategist | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

It’s hard not to know a social media strategist or planer these days. Whether a new found planning love or a transitioning strategist, social has brought a lot of people into the limelight in a budding industry. So what exactly does a social media strategist do, what qualifications should they possess, and what actually makes them successful overall and day to day?

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Infographic: Social Media Engagement

Infographic: Social Media Engagement | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
Socialbakers has released an Infographic: Social Media World in Statistics.

We continue to see social media infographics roll out daily, but this one is of interest because Socialbakers actually provides data by industry on how followers interact as well as whether the industry administrators are responsive.


Via Pekka Puhakka
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The New Social Grammar in Facebook Ticker & Timeline

The New Social Grammar in Facebook Ticker & Timeline | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
The New Social Grammar in Facebook Ticker & Timeline [Infographic]...

-“Timeline organizes your life in reverse chronological order based on the content you’ve shared on your Facebook profile. The story of your life includes the pictures you’ve uploaded, the apps you’ve installed, games you’ve played, music you’ve loved, movies you watched, and could of course include your shopping history”.

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Airlines: The Future of Loyalty is Social

Airlines: The Future of Loyalty is Social | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

SimpliFlying has done some great research on how frequent travelers use social media. The Future of Loyalty is Social infographic summarizes some of the key findings from the research.

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Who Gets Asked The Most Questions On Twitter?

Who Gets Asked The Most Questions On Twitter? | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
A new infographic from Column Five Media and InboxQ, a service for asking and answering questions on Twitter, explores which people are getting asked the most questions on Twitter.
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INFOGRAPHIC: 91% Of Recruiters Check Social Networks

INFOGRAPHIC: 91% Of Recruiters Check Social Networks | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
If you didn't see any reason to use an online reputation management service, you might change your mind after looking at this infographic from Reppler.
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Social Sharing: The Impending Sharepocalypse

Social Sharing: The Impending Sharepocalypse | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
We’ve all felt it. The growing online social universe is boiling over with information. Thanks to social web giants like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now Google+, the struggle to share our voices is over.
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5 Vintage Versions of Modern Social Media from Centuries Ago

5 Vintage Versions of Modern Social Media from Centuries Ago | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
From Voltaire's status updates to Edison's viral videos, or what Diderot has to do with data visualization.

We’ve previously made the case that everything builds on what came before, yet our human tendency is to inflate and overestimate the novelty of our ideas. Today, we turn to five concepts from the centuries of yore remarkably similar to the central premises of five of today’s social web darlings, in the hope of illustrating that, indeed, creativity is combinatorial and innovation incremental.

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How the World Uses Social Networks

How the World Uses Social Networks | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

We've taken a look at the social media breakdown of 10 countries -- how they're engaging with social networks, blogs and Internet culture.

Based on data provided by Nielsen, Facebook is clearly the favored social network. However, you might be surprised to see how runners-up like Twitter and LinkedIn rank on a global scale...

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9 Charts: Americans and the Social-Networking Sites They Love

9 Charts: Americans and the Social-Networking Sites They Love | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

Nearly 70 percent of Americans are keeping up with friends and family online. 

The Tech 2020 report looks at this growing feature of the Internet and of our day-to-day lives. Presented are nine charts looking at which Americans are on these sites and what they're doing there...

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Social Media Building

Social Media Building | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
So much discussion in the SEO community today centers around social media because of its potential to drive traffic, increase awareness, and build links.

The challenge of this new medium, though, is to marry social media tactics with real business goals. Here we explore some ways that a business can leverage specific social sites to achieve departmental goals.

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60 seconds of social media sharing

60 seconds of social media sharing | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

60 seconds of social media sharing [infographic]. More than a minute of social media. 

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5 1/2 Best Twitter Practices

5 1/2 Best Twitter Practices | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

This infographic provides information from the best way to use Twitter. From giving advice on what the best times are to tweet and how many times a day to Tweet, this infographic gives information to get optimal results from Twitter use.

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How Social Media Is Used During A Natural Disaster

How Social Media Is Used During A Natural Disaster | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
When there’s an emergency, social media is one of the prime ways people can communicate with loved ones, get information from officials and get real-time updates from other users who are in the same situation.
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6 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Infographics

6 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Infographics | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
Social media marketing is dominated by Facebook with research revealing that over 90% of all social marketing endeavours include a Facebook marketing campaign. Here are 6 Facebook marketing infographics to provide some inspiration.
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Top Followed People, Brands Across Popular Social Networks

INFOGRAPHIC: The Top Followed People, Brands Across Popular Social Networks | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
Many of us use social media every day of our lives, but we never really think twice about which brands we consistently see being Liked by our friends and which celebrities are consistently being mentioned on Twitter.
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Google+ vs. Facebook Privacy

Google+ vs. Facebook Privacy | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
In a new infographic shared exclusively with Social Times, PEER 1 Hosting explores the privacy settings on both Facebook and Google+ and reveals that even if we have our privacy settings in place we may not be as protected as we think we are.
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How Small Businesses Utilize Social Media

How Small Businesses Utilize Social Media | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
Social media is a key tool to help small businesses generate revenue and connect with current and future customers.
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Twitter: Is It All About Timing?

Twitter: Is It All About Timing? | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

What are the best days or times to tweet? This is infographic tells you the days and times of highest activity on Twitter.

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Is Facebook Forever?

Is Facebook Forever? | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
The last decade has seen many social-networking sites rise and fall like little empires. Will Facebook follow, or is it here to stay?
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10 Million Indian Professionals on LinkedIn

10 Million Indian Professionals on LinkedIn | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

About six months ago, LinkedIn reported it has over 100 million users across the globe. And out of these, 10 million are based in India. The number is poised to increase as LinkedIn starts placing more emphasis on Asia-Pacific markets, especially in India and Japan.

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Infographic: Why Half Of Small Firms Don't Facebook

Infographic: Why Half Of Small Firms Don't Facebook | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
Half of small businesses aren't on Facebook yet -- but why?

 

The most popular reason: No time, according to 32.7 percent of the 1,674 small business owners surveyed by Pagemodo.
The Facebook-less also cited not understanding how the social network would help their business, the belief that their customers were not on Facebook, not knowing how to start a brand page, and not knowing Facebook brand pages existed.


However, despite all of the reasons cited above, more than 60 percent admitted plans to launch Facebook brand pages within the next 12 months...

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