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Video Content Amplification Channels [CHART]

Chart: Video Content Amplification Channels

A large majority (89%) of marketers use video as part of their content strategy, which is not surprising considering marketers believe video converts better than other content. But how do marketers get their video content to their audiences? A new report from Wibbitz reveals that when marketers promote their videos, either organically or through paid ads, an overwhelming number turn to social media, even more so than their own websites or blogs.

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Fortune 500 Social Media Use By Platform, 2016-2018 [TABLE]

Table: Fortune 500 Social Media Use By Platform, 2016-2018

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…

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How Consumers Find Information About Brands [CHART]

Chart: Brand Service Information Sources

Most online adults across 5 key countries turn to websites in order to find information about brands and services, while about half rely on recommendations from friends and family, according to a report from Kantar Media. The study indicates that social media is also a popular source of information, though more so in some countries than others.

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