Instagram established itself as a go-to channel for influencer marketing in 2017, according to new data from Klear. The analytics and social media marketing platform reported that the number of influencer posts on Instagram nearly doubled to a little more than 1.5 million posts worldwide between 2016 and 2017.
One in three people—2.48 billion—worldwide used a social network in 2017, eMarketer estimates. Rising social network use in emerging markets in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa drove an 8.7% gain over 2016.
This infographic from Kissmetrics illustrates 14 link building tactics that do not include unsolicited emails.
Social media user satisfaction remains steady this year though it is still in the lower tier of industries on this measure. The overall index for social media is unchanged at 73 on a 100-point scale, though some platforms are better rated than others.
According to a report by Shareaholic, the percentage of website traffic coming from Facebook has already declined drastically in the second half of 2017.
Research has suggested that only about 1 in 10 teen Snapchat users are unique to the platform and not also using Instagram. But to what extent do Snapchat users use other social platforms on a given day?
This infographic by Frames Direct illustrates the evolution of the Internet from a text-only to a visual medium.
Amazon’s US advertising revenue was expected to reach $1.65 billion in 2017 before almost doubling to $3.2 billion by 2019, at which point its ad revenues are expected to be as large as Snapchat and Twitter, combined. New survey results demonstrate that B2C marketers are taking note of Amazon’s potential in the advertising business, and that a sizable share are already advertising with the eCommerce giant.
US consumers are spending more time with their digital devices than ever before, and that holds true while they’re already watching something else.
A Pew Research Center survey of US social media users found that more are turning to Twitter, YouTube—and even Tumblr—to get news.