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Facebook had a tumultuous 2018. The #DeleteFacebook movement gained traction after the platform fell victim to several scandals. However, social media activists are not representative of the general population, as evidenced by Facebook’s continued audience growth. Facebook has also gotten called into multiple congressional hearings for how it handled its user data. But advertisers aren’t…Read More
This infographic from Spiralytics illustrates the various Facebook advertisement placement options from the basics, to Instagram, to the Facebook Audience Network, to Instant Articles and Messenger.Read More
Instagram Stories boasts more than 400 million daily users and in a survey of 2,400 Instagram users ages 13-55 in the US, Facebook IQ found that one-third had become more interested in a brand or product after seeing it on Instagram Stories.Read More
Pinterest ad revenues are estimated to cross the $1 billion mark by 2020. Pinterest is also rising among the ranks of major video ad publishers, like Roku, with the introduction of its new video ad product.Read More
Pinterest has an ambitious visual search strategy, which has produced tools such as Shop the Look, which lets users select blue dots within a pin to find similar products, and Lens, a real-time visual search tool embedded in the camera of the Pinterest App (and elsewhere).Read More
Of the 1,000 US internet users surveyed, more than half (56%) of Gen Zers, ages 16 to 24, said they had increased their use of Snapchat in the past year, and another 55% of respondents said they are using Instagram more.Read More