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Pingdom’s estimates on what happened in the internet universe in 2010

January 19, 2011


Internet 2010 in numbers- did an interesting takeoff on the actual numbers and growth in 2010 of emails, Social media, number of websites, etc, etc. Email 107 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2010. 294 billion – Average number of email messages per day. 1.88 billion – The number […]

New report shows the majority of the Fortune 500 embrace social media usage through Facebook and Twitter

November 11, 2010


Here is a new report from CMR at UMass. Lots of good information on current trends in social media at the big companies. You can get a copy here. Interesting to note that although Blogging by F500 has appeared to level out year over year (1% growth; 23% have corporate Blogs), Facebook and Twitter have […]

Twitter takes another step towards Ad revenue through in-stream Promoted Tweets

November 2, 2010


Yesterday Twitter took another small step towards promoted advertising. Working with HootSuite to step lightly in this area, how long will it be before full on promoted ads arrive on Twitter and into the stream of user updates. Really, we all expect this to happen sooner rather than later, but this test is just another […]

Social media giants Twitter and Facebook will work to mobilize millions of voters today

November 2, 2010


Voting day, a big day for the country. Its been 2 years since the presidential election and  the use of social media in massive scale to help get the word out to voters. The results of the impact of social media in that election were impressive and, to the opponent, somewhat unexpected. Today voters get […]

Twitter CEO Evan Williams steps down

October 4, 2010


(Mashable) Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has stepped down from his position as CEO of Twitter. In a shocking announcement on the Twitter blog, Williams revealed that he asked Twitter COO Dick Costolo to step in as the company’s CEO. Williams will stay with the company though and “be completely focused on product strategy.” From his announcement: […]

Facebook and Twitter create brand engagement- What is your integration strategy?

September 27, 2010


Facebook has 500 million users and growing (at a rate of about 100 million new users every 6 months or so). Why then are so few companies putting in the resources to engage with their customers through Facebook (or Twitter, for that matter)? Brands live for customer engagement and Social media is the fastest growing […]

Twitter exceeds 800 million search queries per day

July 9, 2010


Twitter now averages more than 800 million search queries per day, translating to over 24 billion per month–far behind Google (88 billion searches per month) but far ahead of Yahoo (9.4 billion) and Microsoft’s Bing (4.1 billion). Speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival, the microblogging giant’s co-founder Biz Stone said Twitter search queries have increased […]