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Google Zeitgeist 2013: A Year In Search

23. December 2013

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Here we are again, the Google Zeitgeist for 2013 has just been released, summarising the most popular searches for this year in a nice little video. What were we searching for this year? Google’s Amit Singhal, senior vice president, said “We want to find out more about our heroes, explore far-away destinations or settle a [...]

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Infographic: The Conversation Prism v4

2. September 2013

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The Conversation Prism infographic is a visual map of the entire social media landscape, created by Brian Solis and visualised by JESS3. This is version 4.0 and forms part of an ongoing study in digital ethnography that tracks dominant and promising social networks and organizes them by how they’re used in everyday life. 

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SlideShare: Fortune 100 Social Media Stats 2012

23. July 2012

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If you’ve ever wondered what the Fortune 100 companies are doing with Social Media, this is your report, a health check for 2012 showcasing Fortune 100 data from Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest, to see where the growth is, how they are using it and what’s actually working, with 6 key insights and a [...]

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Infographic: Fortune 500 Social Media Statistics

16. April 2012

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What social media sites are popular with the Fortune 500 companies? Here’s a nice infographic from Go-Gulf.com that shows some key social media statistics for the big corporate players.  A few key points: Only 23% have a corporate blog 58% have an active corporate Facebook account 62% have an active corporate Twitter account and have tweeted from [...]

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Infographic: 24 Hours on the Internet

13. March 2012

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Here’s a great infographic showing what happens on the internet every 24 hours, and as you’d have guessed, it’s a lot. The volume of blog posts, time spent on Facebook and video content being uploaded to YouTube has exploded yet again! A few facts that really stand out – each day: 294 billion e mails are [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Sharing Trends

16. October 2011

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Here’s a nice little Infogrpahic from AddThis (1.2bn monthly users) on their 5th birthday to visualise user behaviour around social media sharing trends of content across the social web. Here are a few great facts; Peak hour for shareable content is 9:30am, Wednesday is said to be the most sharable day, most users will click shared content [...]

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SlideShare: Social Media Around the World 2011

9. October 2011

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Here is a great SlideShare presentation showcasing a whole bunch of statistics, observations and facts on the uptake, experience and use of social media (and a little mobile) from around the world in 2011. It’s 167 slides and well worth the read if you’ve got 20-30 mins (or 10 for a speed flick!), so perhaps [...]

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Mobile Report: In-Depth Mobile Web Typology

8. March 2011

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Here is potentially the first “Mobile Web User Report” of 2011, featuring in-depth responses from almost 2,000 people in Germany and the UK. The report, which was created by the guys over at MRM Worldwide, provides an interactive dashboard to help you deep dive into the stats, however you will have to register (for free) [...]

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Augmented Reality: Making Life Easier

11. February 2011

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Here is a taste of what we’ll be seeing at this year`s Mobile World Congress (MWC). This video demos the world`s first integrated markerless 3D object tracking on a smartphone. Or, to you and me, it shows us where Augmented Reality is heading: robust, smooth and useful everyday experiences.

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Brand Bowl 2011: Social Rankings in Real Time

26. January 2011

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If you missed it last year, make sure you don’t this year! Mullen & Radian6 are teaming up again to create Brand Bowl 2011, a real time social tracking app to score the biggest ad campaigns during the 2011 Super Bowl. It’s on Feb 6, and all you have to do is tweet… It works [...]

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Top 10 YouTube Videos Of 2010

28. December 2010

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This is YouTube Rewind 2010, the page where an entire year in video is reviewed by YouTube through an interactive timeline showcasing all the big YouTube moments of 2010. But before you jump over there to check it out, I’ve listed the Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2010 below. Starting with a seriously weird song [...]

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Slideshare: Most Contagious 2010 Pres

13. December 2010

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Well it’s here again. Most Contagious 2010 is out and you can check out the slideshare presentation here. It’s been a huge year for creative, even more so for digital, and you’ll probably notice a direct correlation between a lot of what I’ve been posting here on digital buzz, and what made the Most Contagious [...]

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Etsy Gift Ideas for Facebook Friends

9. December 2010

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Popular home made products ecommerce website Etsy has launched a new gift suggestion tool for the upcoming holiday shopping season. You may have seen this already, it’s an app that let’s you to find gifts for your Facebook friends, based on what they like on Facebook. It’s a smart, well executed idea and a good [...]

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Wave Report 2010: The Socialisation Of Brands

31. October 2010

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Universal McCann has has released their 5th Social WAVE report with almost 40,000 respondents globally. The report focus on how the growth in social media is opening avenues never seen before by brands, and show insights on how brands can look to use social to it’s maximum potential. Contagious Magazine pulled out a few of the key points, but [...]

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The 8095 Exchange Report

20. October 2010

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An insightful research from Edelman and StrategyOne about The Millennials, Their Actions Surrounding Brands, and the Dynamics of Reverberation. The research conducted by StrategyOne between February 24 – March 8, 2010. Surveyed 3,100 respondent 8095ers (those born between1980 – 1995) in eight countries: Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United [...]

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