Breaking Down the Data Silo: How Social Media Data Has Crossed Department Lines to Provide Insight Throughout an Organization

Social media is more pervasive than ever and poised for further evolution. It has been reborn over the course of the past few years as a hyperfocused business tool– more targeted, simpler to use, and possibly more effective than before. Think about how social media use has transformed over the last couple of years: platforms are growing in size, the number of platforms has increased, and conversations have become more detailed and complex. Rather than being siloed to researching marketing messages and measuring the…

Declining Trust in Social Media Giants Affecting Consumer Purchase Decisions, New Data Released By Outbrain Ahead of Cyber Weekend Shows

Outbrain, the world's leading discovery and native advertising platform on the open web, released new Cyber Weekend data highlighting the shift in trust between social media and consumers compared with the impact of quality news environments. Although COVID-19 and the global recession have accelerated the shift of consumer buying to digital channels, data shows consumers’ lack of trust toward the largest digital powerhouses in the world, including Facebook. 46% of consumers trust premium news sites as a preferred source of…

New Data Illustrates Shifting Social Media Behaviors and Expectations Among Consumers

Sprout Social survey finds consumers are increasingly looking for connection and will reward brands who share their values on social Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a watershed social justice movement, it is no surprise that consumers have increasingly turned to social media. New data from Sprout Social, a leading provider of social media analytics, engagement and advocacy solutions for business, delves deeper into how social media behavior has changed as well as the increased expectations consumers have for brands in this…

Leavemark Social App Launches First of Its Kind Ad-Free Data Storage and Social Media Hybrid

Leavemark Launches Social Platform to Allow Users to Archive Life’s Best to Share Today or in the Future Leavemark, an unparalleled ad-free data storage and social media hybrid app that enables users to archive life’s most important memories and documents, announced the app is available for download. Users can store and share information instantly or in the future through its time capsule or family tree functions. “We like to think of ourselves as a memory vault with added features,” stated Jason Morgese, CEO &…

New Data Reinforces Social Media’s Role in Driving Bottom Line Growth as More Consumers Plan to Increase Spending on Brands they Follow on…

Sprout Social’s 2020 Index unveils data that illustrates how brands transform social into a significant growth engine and elevates the importance of learning new skills As consumer purchase behavior is rapidly evolving, with more consumers turning to online buying in the current climate, brands’ online presence and social media strategy have never had such a direct impact on businesses. In fact, according to the 2020 Sprout Social Index: Above and Beyond, released today, nearly 9 in 10 consumers will buy products from a…

Datametrex Identifies Chinese Campaigns to Manipulate Social Media Surrounding COVID-19

Datametrex AI Limited is pleased to share a summary of the work done for the United States Government and a link to the report which clearly identifies attempts by Chinese authorities to create a divide amongst Americans on how the administration and Trump are handling #COVID19. This work was commissioned by an agency for the United States Government and involved collecting and analyzing a massive amount of social media data. Marketing Technology News: MatchCraft’s CEO Wins the Localogy Excellence Category Builder Award…

Oasis Adds X1 Social Discovery, the Industry’s Leading Solution for Collecting Social Media and Web Data, to Its Diverse Suite of…

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) leader Oasis partners with X1 to provide clients a platform built to handle the growing need for the collection, review, and production of social media and internet data in a forensically sound manner Oasis announces its addition of X1 Social Discovery - an industry-leading solution that enables preservation, collection and analysis of web content and social media evidence. The latest addition to Oasis' suite of technology will provide partners with a valuable option for increasing social…

Socialbakers’ Q3 Trends Report Reveals the Latest Social Media Insights and Data

Key Findings Include Data About Ad Spend, Social Commerce, Influencer Marketing and Video Engagement Socialbakers, the unified marketing platform for social media marketers, released a comprehensive report on Instagram and Facebook Trends for Q3 2019. The report reflects the current state of online marketing, with data and graphics that reveal the trends and changes shaping the social media landscape. Key insights from the report include the expanded importance of Ecommerce and social commerce, ad spend on Instagram…

Consline AG: All-in-one Solution for Customer Insights Management – All Channels from Apps via Warranty Data to Social Media in One…

Consline AG extends its Customer Insights Management System (CIMS) to all customer feedback channels: Customer experiences from social media, apps, complaint/warranty cases, market research studies and other sources are presented within one system in a condensed and comparable way. Thus, all content is ready for user-friendly qualitative and quantitative insights analyses. Marketing Technology News: Clean Up Dirty Data with Oracle Customer Data Management for B2C Service! Within the CIMS, all formats (text, images,…

Target Data Acquires Social Media Agency Social Fulcrum

Performance marketing agency deepens capabilities in Facebook and Instagram advertising to continue to drive growth for clients Target Data, a full-service performance marketing agency, announced the acquisition of Social Fulcrum, a Boston-based social media agency that specializes in Facebook and Instagram advertising. The acquisition of Social Fulcrum deepens Target Data’s paid media expertise. Social Fulcrum will become a business unit of Target Data, responsible for all Paid Social media execution. The entire…

Over 53% of Social Media Logins are Fraud! Can Customer Data Be Trusted?

Social media sites have become lucrative targets for criminals looking for quick monetization. More than half of logins (53%) on social media sites are fraudulent and 25% of all new account applications on social media are fraud, according to the Q3 Fraud and Abuse Report today released by Arkose Labs, the platform that bankrupts the business model of fraud and abuse. By 2021, it is estimated that cybercrime will cost the global economy more than $6 trillion in damages, surpassing the annual costs for natural disasters…

If Social Media Platforms Are Pledging to Not Sell Your Personal Data, Why Are They Still Collecting It?

CloutHub is the first social media platform to say, "No" to exploiting user privacy and "Yes!" to user choice and control of social media. We refuse to collect any identifying information from our users that they do not want to share. We give users control of what we know about them, something no other social media platform has done. We created this revolutionary approach to user privacy and control after watching the Legacy Platforms – Facebook, Twitter and Google/YouTube – exploit their users' personal information for…

Unmetric Adds Instagram Impressions & Reach Data and Campaign Intelligence to Social Media Analytics Product

Enables Social Media Analysts to Estimate Impressions & Reach of Instagram Posts, as Well as Track and Benchmark Instagram Campaign Performance Unmetric, an enterprise solution for branded content analysis and discovery, announced it added data on Instagram post impressions (number of times a post is displayed) and reach (number of people who saw a post) to its Analyze product. The company also added Instagram Campaign Intelligence to the platform. Analyze for social media analysts is one of three core Unmetric products…

Social Media Companies Believed to Be Vulnerable, with 61% of Consumers Saying They Pose Greatest Risk for Exposing Data, Finds Gemalto

A majority of consumers are willing to walk away from businesses entirely if they suffer a data breach, with retailers most at risk, according research from Gemalto, the world leader in digital security. Two-thirds (66%) are unlikely to shop or do business with an organization that experiences a breach where their financial and sensitive information is stolen. Retailers (62%), banks (59%), and social media sites (58%) are the most at risk of suffering consequences with consumers prepared to use their feet. “Social media…

Amobee Announces New Collaboration with Oracle Data Cloud to Activate Third Party Data Across Programmatic and Social Media Platforms

Amobee, a global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, announced it has expanded its collaboration with Oracle Data Cloud to become one of the first companies to activate third-party data across programmatic and social media through its platform, providing marketers seamless activation across digital channels. The collaboration allows marketers to access robust offline purchase-based transaction data sets through Oracle Data Cloud and activate them across social media and other digital…

Sky Data Poll Results Confirm a Major Chunk of Population Believes That Social Media Causes Bullying

With Bullying Becoming a Growing Social Menace for School Going Population, Sky Data Results Are Adding Insult to Injury. 91% of Poll Participants Believe That Social Media Worsens Bullying Social Media platforms are the primary sources of entertainment and engagement for millennials. More so, an entire generation of school going age is alarmingly getting immersed in their Social Media world. Although Social Media enables school-goers to a host of new information, it also brings along its own set of drawbacks.…

Data Privacy, Ads Drive Customer Dissatisfaction in Social Media, ACSI Data Show

Pinterest Earns Top Marks in User Satisfaction as Facebook, Twitter Drop Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter have the least satisfied users in social media, according to the latest data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) 2018 E-Business Report. Customer satisfaction with social media as a whole falls 1.4 percent to a score of 72 on the ACSI's 100-point scale, ranking it among the bottom five of all industries measured by ACSI, and the lowest of the three e-business categories. The other two categories fared…

How Blockchain Technology Could Disrupt Social Media’s Stronghold on Data

Will Blockchain come into its own next year? Blockchain is like the internet in the 90’s. People have heard of it, the buzz is growing, and there is a sense that it is important -- but few understand the size and scope of its future impact. Right now we see hundreds of competing blockchain protocols and very little standardization. 2017 was the year that brought awareness to the concept of blockchain. I expect 2018 to be the year we start to see consolidation, regulation, and more widespread early adoption. Also Read:  …

Julius Adds Twitch Data To Vetted Influencer Profile Across Social Media Platforms

Julius Subscribers Will Be Able to View the Influencer's Twitch Channel Performance Julius, a vetted Influencer Marketing Platform for end-to-end solutions, has announced the addition of Twitch Data to their influencer profiles. With Twitch Data, users now have the ability to filter on an influencer's reach and engagement on Twitch Broadcasts along with metrics from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, and Blogs. Recommended Read: “The Butterfly Effect”: Rich Data & AI for Richer Personalized Customer…

“Social media is a database that can help marketers understand their target audience”

"Social media networks are databases of user-generated content that can help marketers understand their target audience."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role at Socedo and how you got here. I am the co-founder and CEO of Socedo. At Socedo, our mission is to help B2B marketers better engage and communicate with their audiences by leveraging intent data from the social web. I’ve been in the social media marketing space for 10 years. My journey as an entrepreneur started out when I was a…