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Why 35 Million Mexicans Are Gettin’ #Social

Global Forecast: 2.55 Billion Social People In June 2013, eMarketer released its “Worldwide Social Network Users: 2013 Forecast and Comparative Estimates” report, revealing one in four people worldwide will use social networks in 2013. The number of social network users around the world will rise from 1.47 billion in 2012 to 1.73 billion this year, […]

Case Study
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When Your UI Is Influenced by Facebook, People Use Your Product More

  As published to Technorati   How do you make a human resources app people are willing to use? Note, I said, “willing”, not “eager”. Eager doesn’t matter, high adoption levels across and organization does.   That’s what Replicon set out to do. The company, a leader in cloud-based time tracking applications, knows a bit about usability. […]

Case Study
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Social Media Today Study: How Social Is Global Enterprise?

  Today in Atlanta, Social Media Today (SMT) announced its Socially Enabled Enterprise Oracle Study. SMT’s research, done in partnership with Oracle and Leader Networks, was commissioned to explore the changing role of the IT and marketing with the impact of social business in large organizations.   The idea of a “socially enabled enterprise” is one where a set of […]

Social Media Trends
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Survey: Folks in Georgia Less Likely to Be Embarrassed by Bad #Selfies

As published on Business2Community Ah, the “Selfie.” What the Urban Dictionary defines as, “pictures taken of oneself while holding the camera at arms length…usually carried out by girls 12-21.” Oh, but if it were only them; the application is broader. It’s become the leading way to eliminate all that awkwardness and dissatisfaction of traditional two-person […]

Social Media Tools
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Pass the Licorice – Brands Waste No Time with #InstagramVideo

As written for Technorati Instagram’s announcement that it’s added video to its platform made waves with the masses Thursday. Analysts, social media practitioners, and news outlets quickly embraced the news. USA Today even took to the street in an impromptu poll to gauge the sentiment from avid Vine and Instagram users. Celebrities, too, wasted no time chiming in. Shortly […]

Advertising
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Martini Media Study: Affluent Spend More, Despite Larger Consumer Sentiment [Infographic]

As written for Technorati A CNN/ORC International survey released today indicates thirty-five percent of those questioned consider today’s economic conditions “very” or “somewhat” good. This marks a steady rise in CNN polling on the percentage who say things are good right now, from 26% in December to 31% in March, 33% in May and 35% now. Consumer sentiments have a […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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