Social Media

DMR articles about social media statistics, strategy and trends.

How Many Facebook Friends Does the Average User Have? (New and Updated Facebook Stats)

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The holiday season and year-end always provide us social media stat geeks with some interesting Facebook facts and figures. Recently, I spent a little quality time with my various Facebook stat posts and added/updated a bunch of new stuff.

Below are a few of the new and updated Facebook stats from this round. For hundreds more, please check out each of the posts linked at the bottom of this post.

5 Digital Marketing Tips to Keep an Eye on in 2015

New Year is just around the corner, and as people are making their resolutions lists, most marketers are thinking about the next big thing that is going to help them in 2015. So, what is the best social network to focus on during the next 12 months? While there is no clear answer, it is obvious that our area of work is extremely volatile, and what is good today might not be so successful tomorrow, but you know what they say “Luck favors the prepared mind” so it is best to stay informed about all the latest trends and news when it comes to online marketing.

We have prepared a few simple tips that each marketing manager should consider before totally relaxing and embracing the holiday cheer.

The Selfie; Has Your Brand Got The Picture?

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It is an undeniable fact that the entire world is ‘selfie’ obsessed, but has your business got the picture when it comes to maximising the benefit of this trend?

Selfie, 2013’s word of the year, has quickly taken the social media world by storm and it’s now totally engrained in not just our online, but our everyday lives. The hashtag and the selfie are arguably the strongest couple of the 21st century and have quickly become a fundamental part of modern-day life.

You’ll Be Surprised at How Many Android Apps are Only Used Once (New and Updated Google Stats)

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Without a doubt, the company that I had the most stats to get caught up on was Google. It is really difficult to keep up with Google stats given how many different measurable (and sizable) tentacles there are in the Google conglomerate. That said, last week’s quarterly earnings report gave me a good excuse to chip away at the log jam and get caught up a bit with Google stats.

Here are just a few of the many Google stats either added or updated in this round. As always, see the bottom of this post for links to all of my Google posts for hundreds more stats.

How Many College Students Tweet Daily? (New and Updated Twitter Stats)

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Next up for a round of stat updates is Twitter. Twitter released their financials late last week to mixed reviews. User totals haven’t grown too significantly over the past 3 months, but I did update all of the tidbits that came out of the filings along with a bunch of backlogged stats that I was able to add in.

Here is a sampling of this round of Twitter stat updates and additions. For hundreds more, please visit the various Twitter stat posts listed at the bottom of this post.