New comScore Traffic Report Underlines the Strength of Facebook, Rise of Snapchat

Social networking now accounts for one in every five minutes spent on the internet. This is one of the many insights outlined in comScore’s 2016 Cross-Platform Future in Focus’ whitepaper, which examines overall traffic data and how it relates to a range of web and digital trends. The data’s primarily based on comScore’s MMX Multi-Platform measurement system, […]

Instagram and Pinterest both doubled users over the last 3 years

Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015, according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning. Pew Research Center, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, surveyed 1,907 adults this spring to learn about their social media habits. Among the discoveries: 31% of all adults who go online now use […]

These Digital Stats Show Exactly Why Google Fears Facebook Ads

Facebook continues to apply pressure to Google’s ad business, showing that the social network’s boldness is paying off, according to new research from Adobe. Adobe looked at the last three months in digital advertising, as it does at the end of every quarter, and highlighted some key shifts in the industry, including a slowdown in Pinterest’s […]

Pinterest Reveals Mock-Up For Its First “Buy Button”

See a yummy recipe, instantly order all the ingredients. Find a cool product, instantly add it to your Amazon Wish List. That’s the plan for “Action buttons” on Pinterest’s new developer platform. Today at MIT’s Emtech Digital conference, Pinterest’s head of partnerships, Tim Kendall, showed detailed mock-ups of how developers could eventually pass the service extra […]

Pinterest serves up iOS apps

In their never-ending push to make pins more, and more useful, Pinterest has launched the ability to buy apps for your iPad and iPhone directly from pins. It’s curated (of course), and if you’re using Pinterest on your device, you’ll have the ability to “install” directly from there. No more middle man…Or middle app… required. http://blog.pinterest.com/post/110786995184/install-the-best-new-iphone-and-ipad-apps-from