An iStrategyLabs report from January 2014 caused quite a ruffle among the Facebook top brass and investors, as it indicated that teens are leaving the ubiquitous social platform. Now, a Thursday report from Frank N. Magid Associates Inc. (via Bloomberg) shows that Facebook’s popularity among younger users is in serious decline.
According to the study, in 2014, 88% of 13- to 17-year-old social media users in the U.S. were on Facebook — a drop from 94% in 2013 and 95% in 2012. Read full article here.
Just as with last year’s award-winning Misunderstood, this year’s Apple holiday ad focuses on the creativity and emotion that humans bring to their products. Anyway I have to go, I have something in my contacts…
Instagram now has 300 million monthly active users, zooming past Twitter’s reported numbers of 284 million monthly actives (per the company’s latest figures). Read full article here.
Yup that’s right – it’s already time to start looking back at 2014 in various categories. It’s a popular activity because it combines instant nostalgia (instalgia?), listicles and whatever topic you feel like talking about. In this case that topic social media. Take a look at some of those most and least successful brands in 2014.
Instagram just hit 300M active users – that’s a whopping 50% increase from just six months ago, making Instagram ever more attractive for brands. And now, the photo-sharing app is adding more features to lure brands onto the platform, including adding verified accounts. Click here for the latest stats.