Pinterest is Now Up to 265 Million Users, Added 51 Million Within the Last Year

It’s not on the same level of overall popularity as Facebook and Instagram, but Pinterest, which is moving closer to launching its initial public offering, has released some updated usage stats, which show that it now has 265 million monthly active users, up from the 250 million that it reported back in September.   The numbers were released […]

Facebook’s Phasing Out its Ad Relevance Score, Removing Six Ad Metrics

Facebook has announced that it will remove its Ad Relevance Score as part of a broader switch to more granular, relevant ad metrics to help improve performance. As per Facebook: “Rather than measure relevance in one metric, over the next few months, we will replace relevance score with three new, more granular ad relevance diagnostics metrics. Similar to […]

Two years after going public, Snap’s problems are still all about growth

Snap investors, avert your eyes! It’s been exactly two years since Snap completed its very successful IPO. Snap had figured out how to reach the young people that Facebook was no longer capturing; investors hoped Snapchat would give Facebook and its stable of apps like Instagram and Messenger some legitimate competition. Unfortunately for Snap, that hasn’t […]

Digital advertising in the US is finally bigger than print and television

It was inevitable, but it’s finally here: Digital advertising businesses like Facebook and Google will be bigger in the US this year than traditional advertising businesses like TV, radio, and newspapers. New estimates from eMarketer show that US advertisers will spend more than $129 billion on digital advertising in 2019 — more than the $109 […]

Snap’s earnings sent its stock up more than 20 percent, but user growth remains a real concern

Snap finally had a good day. You might even call it a great day. That’s because, after a tough year in which Snap execs and investors watched the company’s stock price slowly bleed out because of government investigations, executive departures, and product issues, Snap reported better-than-expected earnings on Tuesday that shot the stock up more […]

Facebook Releases New Report on Evolving Sports Engagement on Social Platforms

Sports has always been a key element of our interactive process, a means to connect and engage over a common interest and participate in related events. Given this, it’s no surprise to see that sport also plays a significant role in how people engage on social platforms, and that can be a valuable consideration for […]