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The DMR Social Media User Totals Feature Now Has Over 700 Entries!

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Updating the big social/digital user stat feature gets more and more challenging each month. There are countless new digital services, social networks, chat apps, etc, popping up daily and always new stats being reported. There is definitely never a shortage of updates and additions to be made to the feature.

Over the past week or so, I got to work getting the list up to date. Below are some of the many edits and updates I made recently to the list. As you can see, some of the biggest players in the digital space were updated in this round.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Fantasy Football

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Fantasy football has been around for decades, with many of us sports stat geeks playing it since the 90’s or earlier. The product and tools have evolved greatly over the years and where fantasy began as something football people held their nose up to, it is now widely embraced and even ingrained into the actual game presentation. While football purists still have their issues with our little geeky hobby, the numbers prove that fantasy football has gone mainstream in a big way.

Here are a few facts and stats that help show just how big fantasy football has become….

Major Google Stat Updates and Additions

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The 2nd quarter 2014 financial reporting season has begun and an early entrant this time around is everyone’s favorite digital behemoth Google. Although their financials we pretty much just revenue and income, there were also a few interesting tidbits about Google advertising performance mixed in.

Aside from the financials, I also had a pile of Google stats that have been building up. Now seemed as good a time as ever to get caught up a bit, so there are a bunch of new and updated stats now in my Google posts.

Below is a sampling of some of the new and updated stats. Check out the full posts also listed below for even more.

How To: Maximize Your Facebook Post Reach Through Proper Timing

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It is no secret that Facebook has been putting the squeeze on businesses for quite some time now. Like just about every other online property that is trying to survive financially, Facebook is increasingly becoming a “pay to play” platform for businesses looking to reach its users. Organic page post reach has been dramatically reduced and even the largest of brands are finding it difficult to reach their own likes, let alone new audiences, without advertising it.

So how do you combat this shift and keep Facebook a viable digital channel for your business. The obvious answer is start investing in advertising you posts. Almost as important is to be smart about your Facebook posting to ensure you maximize your free reach.

Silencer: The Spoiler-Free Tool for Google Chrome

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As someone who is in the middle of the second season of “Orange is the New Black,” I have been avoiding any and all spoilers. It’s easy for key points to be unveiled, before you even arrive at them, on the Internet and that’s when your enjoyment of any program dwindles. The Internet is practically a hotbed for spoilers but, to most viewers, it should not matter.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could simply get rid of spoilers altogether? In fact, is it possible that you can filter these sorts of details so that you can enjoy a TV show, movie, or what have you without the risk of them being spoiled?

If you are a Chrome user, the answer to these pleas may have very well been answered.