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Google Goes After Yelp And Foursquare In Maps Update

Google has updated its popular Maps app for Android with added features, such as incorporating Zagat reviews, which puts the app in competition with Yelp and Foursquare. CNET’s Kara Tsuboi and Seth Rosenblatt have the Inside Scoop on the improved Google Maps app.

The Most Instagrammed Venues @SXSWi 2013 – Infographic

Analysis of pictures made on Instagram tagged with Foursquare venue. Most likes, comments, pictures per venue. Most liked users (“influencers”), popular locations, grumpy cat… Continue reading

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Moms Are The Biggest Brand Boosters – Infographic

Moms lead the pack when comes to liking brands on Facebook, according to a recent survey by Burst media. Fifty eight percent of moms follow or like brands on social media sites.

The survey showed that moms are the group of consumers most likely to follow their favorite brands on social media. It also found that 2 in 3 readers learn about brands via “likes” from blogs, with moms and 18-34-year-olds particularly influenced by brand mentions. Sixty-six percent of blog readers answered that a promotion by a blogger influences their purchase decisions online.

The survey, provided by Burst Media, uncovered some other interesting stats: 49% of respondents are loyal to brands online and occasionally “like” or follow a brand on social media sites. The most common reason people gave for “liking” their favorite brands online? — “To show support for it.”

The survey was conducted in May and released on Friday. Burst interviewed 1,453 U.S. adults aged 18 or older and found that three-quarters (76.3%) of respondents visit social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare, with women being more active than men. Forty nine percent of female respondents visit social media sites at least a few times each day, versus only one-third (34.0%) of men.

“For some audience segments, such as moms, social media is a constant presence in daily life,” Mark Kaefer, marketing director, Burst Media said in a press statement. “Given this close relationship between consumers and their online communities, our study also found many opportunities for both online advertisers and web publishers to inject social vehicles into their efforts to drive user engagement.”

Source: Mashable.com, Photo courtesy of iStockphoto, deanm1974, Burst Media

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Social Media Leaders 2012 – Infographic

So you’re new to this whole social media thing. Maybe you’re savvy enough to know your Facebook from your Twitter, your Pinterest from your Spotify. But what about Tagged? Xing? Futubra? Where do they fit into the social media ecosystem? Just learning their names is enough to make your head spin, let alone how large they are or what kind of numbers they’re pulling down…Read More

Sources: Mashable.com, Soci@l Jumpstart

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60 Seconds in Social Media – Infographic

A single minute may be barely enough time to construct a rational thought, but it’s time enough for social media denizens to inundate the web with their status updates, tweets, checkins, and photos. Every 60 seconds in social media, two million videos are viewed on YouTube, 700,000 messages are delivered by way of Facebook, 175,000 tweets are fired off into the ether, and 2,000 Foursquare check-ins tell the world where we are. If the volume of all this social media activity doesn’t astound you, perhaps a visual representation of the data will put things into prospective…Read More

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Foursquare ditches Google Maps

Foursquare Partners Up – WSJ.com

Foursquare Partners Up – WSJ.com.