Of late marketers and advertisers have all been paying a lot of attention to social media sites in order to reach their target audience. While this is certainly a necessary move, considering the growth that social networking sites are now seeing, it is highly advisable that they do not ignore the tried and tested medium of email.
Foresee Results and the American Customer Satisfaction Index, have recently conducted a study to find out how customers in the U.S. feel about various social media sites.
It has been reported that over the last weekend, the Vatican had been Google Bombed.
A post recently published by TechCrunch says that Google recently invested a substantial amount of money in the social gaming site Zynga.
A few days ago, comScore released a report that shows that Facebook is fast catching up with Orkut in India and Brazil.
About 2 months ago, Google had admitted that their Street View cars had “mistakenly” collected information transmitted over unencrypted wi-fi networks.
There is a rumour going around that Twitter will soon make it possible to buy followers.
There are now over 5 billion mobile phones in use worldwide. According to Ericsson, this landmark was reached on last Thursday the 8th of July.
Twitter has just confirmed on their engineering blog that they are using the realtime analytics system Cassandra.
Nielsen has recently released the findings of their study about the use of social networks in the Asia Pacific region. As expected, the use of social media is growing in popularity in that region.
Lady Gaga is the first living person to reach the landmark of having 10 million fans on Facebook. As of the 5th of July 2010, she had 10,673,476 fans on Facebook, while the former leader, Barack Obama had 9,824,885 fans at that time.
The recently released Sponsored Trending Topics feature by Twitter seems to be doing quite well. Some well known brands have already attached themselves to this feature, and the latest to do so is the NBA.