December 8, 2016

Social Media Patters Are Predictable

December 7, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

“When you notice patterns over time, you have a suspicion that there’s an underlying reason why they happen — and maybe we can encode that in a model so that with just a little bit of data we can predict what will happen,” noted Josh Montague. Montague and Scott Hendrickson, […]

Instagram Adds Snapchat Like Features

November 30, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

Instagram announced two new features today, live disappearing video on Instagram Stories and a new Snapchat competitor, disappearing photos and videos in Instagram Direct. The disappearing messages should concern Snapchat because of the huge half billion strong user base of Instagram and the fact that Instagram is owned by Facebook […]

Trump and Clinton Made 2016 the Year of Twitter

November 8, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

Twitter says that people in the U.S. sent 1 billion Tweets about the election since the primary debates began in August of last year. That’s a lot of tweets! Donald Trump, who has over 13 million Twitter followers and Hillary Clinton, who has 10.2 million followers have both used Twitter […]

YouTube End Screens Help You Promote Content

November 1, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

YouTube has launched End Screens for videos, allowing creators to add a clickable promotional page at the end of videos that works on both mobile devices and desktop computers. Previously, video makers would have to upload a promo page and it would only work on the desktop. YouTube says that […]

Pinterest Hits 150 Million Users Per Month

October 18, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

Pinterest continues to grow in popularity, having gone from 100 Million monthly users in September 2015 to 150 million today. Pinterest is also losing its status as a platform that is primarily for women, with men now making up 40% of all users, which is a 70% increase over last […]

New Facebook Workplace Platform Launched Worldwide

October 11, 2016 SocialMediaNewz Staff

For a fee businesses large and small can use Workplace by Facebook as an office collaboration and communication tool. It puts all of Facebook’s features, such as workplace discussions, internet voice and video calls and a company news feed, behind the corporate intranet wall. It’s totally private and intended only […]

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