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via marketingcharts.com Within the US, among 22 ranking factors identified, social signals account for 5 of the 6 most highly correlated with Google search results, according to a June 2012 study from Searchmetrics. Presenting the correlations using Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient, the study shows that Facebook shares (0.37) have the highest correlation, followed by number…Read More
via emarketer.com Simply Measured also tracks which industries are performing well on Google+ and as of May 2012, nearly 2.7 million people had put an automotive brand in their Circles, pushing automotive ahead of electronics as the most popular industry. In February, electronics and beverages were the top two industries based on the same metric.…Read More
via emarketer.com In May, Simply Measured released its report tracking brand page adoption and engagement by looking at the pages for Interbrand’s Top 100 companies—64 of which have verified pages on Google+. Additionally, more consumers are adding these companies to their Circles. As of May 7, 2012, at least 5,000 people had added 35% of…Read More
via emarketer.com Much of the reason for that increased usage is increased sales: Tablet sales worldwide are expected to nearly double in 2012, then increase by 50% between 2012 and 2013, and double again between 2013 and 2016, according to Gartner’s “Forecast: Media Tablets by Operating System Worldwide, 2010-2016, 1Q12 Update,” released in April 2012.…Read More
via marketingcharts.com The top 250 internet retailers have almost universally adopted Facebook and Twitter as marketing channels, while almost as many are on Pinterest as Google+, says Campalyst in a May 2012 infographic. Basing its analysis on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Internet Retailers 2011 list, and collecting the data from April 14 to May 2,…Read More
via marketingcharts.com Facebook (45%) was the #1 option in Q1 2012 for social logins among online users who opted to use a social network identity to speed up registration on sites across the web, according to May 2012 analysis from Janrain. Data from the analysis indicates that 31% of users turned to their Google accounts…Read More
via marketingcharts.com Google’s share of the US smartphone market (primarily representing the Android platform) climbed 8% between the 3 months ending December 2011 and the 3 months ending March 2012, increasing to 51% in that time period, after taking a majority share for the first time in the 3 months ending February 2012. Apple rose…Read More