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The latest Infinite Dial report from Edison Research and Triton Digital reveals that 61% of respondents ages 12 and older report using Facebook, down from a peak of 67% in 2017. But while Facebook usage is on the decline, Instagram is rising.Read More
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
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
When the first wave of social commerce arrived—mostly reproducing ecommerce catalogs on Facebook—critics predicted it would fail because users didn’t want to shop where they socialized. More than half a decade later, most social media users still don’t turn to social platforms to make direct buys. Now it’s all about influence, social ads and a multi-channel path to purchase.Read More