Nearly three-quarters of respondents consult Facebook in making those decisions, while one-half have tried new brands due to recommendations via social media.
Customer satisfaction with social media sites has dipped by 1.4% year-over-year to a score of 69 on a 100-point scale.
As paid video content becomes more available via different channels, tablet and wireless phone viewing of paid video has increased from 2011 levels, while viewing via PC/Mac has decreased.
Socialbakers believe the best way to compare social performance is to analyze Engagement Rates, as they argue in this infographic about the engagement metric.
Social media factors top list of Google search engine ranking factors.
70% of Fortune 500 CEOs have no social media presence on the major social networking sites.
Smart Phone users in Germany made a mass exodus from Symbian to Android between Q1 2011 and Q1 2012.
This infographic by Digital Flash illustrates the different social media behavior of the sexes.
The new data shows that Pinterest’s referral traffic climbed from .85% in January to 1.19% in June.
A May study of US teens by security firm McAfee, for example, showed that teen internet users reported spending 13.5% of their online time on their smartphone.