Government requests for Facebook user account data up 9% in second half of 2016, but content restrictions declined

 Facebook today released its latest report on global government requests for the second half of 2016, noting there has been a 9 percent increase in requests for user account data compared with the earlier part of that year, but a 28 percent decrease in content restrictions for violating local law. However, that latter decrease doesn’t necessarily […]

Three-year long study finds native ad spend jumped 600 percent between 2014 & 2016

Conducted by native ad platform Nativo, the study looked at native ad spends for 10 different verticals, including Food and Drink, Automotive and CPG. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Twitter nixed 635k+ terrorism accounts between mid-2015 and end of 2016

 Twitter has revealed it suspended a total of 376,890 accounts between July 1 through December 31 last year for violations related to promotion of terrorism. It says the majority of the suspensions (74 percent) were surfaced via its own “internal, proprietary spam-fighting tools.” Read More Social – TechCrunch

Social Media in the News 2016 – 2017 [Infographic]

This infographic highlights some of the main social media headlines throughout 2016 and early 2017. Social Media Today RSS

The Moz 2016 Annual Report

Posted by SarahBird I have a longstanding tradition of boring Moz readers with our exhaustive annual reports (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015). If you’re avoiding sorting the recycling, going to the gym, or cleaning out your closet, I have got a *really* interesting post that needs your attention *right now*. (Yeah. I know it’s March. But […]

Twitter claims 31 million unique viewers across 600 hours of live premium video in Q4 2016

Twitter may have missed estimates with its Q4 revenue targets and recorded a small, 4 percent year-on-year increase in its monthly active users (MAUs), but the social network’s recent push into live video streaming of big events is now a key focal point as it strives to increase its stickiness. In its letter to shareholders, […]

Twitter’s ad revenue declined in Q4 2016

Revenue, audience size, ad engagements versus prices: the numbers to know from Twitter’s latest earnings report. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Bing rejected 130M ads in 2016, including 17M tech support scam ads

Advertisers attempting Phishing attacks and pushing counterfeit goods continued to try to evade detection. The post Bing rejected 130M ads in 2016, including 17M tech support scam ads appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines […]

If It’s Painful, It’s Broken: Unbounce Blog Team Takeaways from 2016

Since I joined the Unbounce family three years ago, our marketing team has grown from seven to 35. The content team alone has grown from two to 12. That kind of growth comes with a lot of potential to do exciting things. But scaling a team quickly also uncovers inefficiencies, and results in a helluvalotta […]

Snapchat by the numbers: 161 million daily users in Q4 2016, users visit 18 times a day

Snap Inc., the company behind the Snapchat app for sharing messages, photos, and videos and the compatible Spectacles smartglasses, today provided new information about Snapchat’s historical usage and recent momentum. Snapchat had 161 million daily active users (DAUs) in the last month of the quarter that ended on December 31, Los Angeles-based Snap Inc. said […]