Social Media Universe: What Were The Largest Social Media Platforms in 2020?

Size does matter whether we’d like to admit it or not. While I’m not the greatest fan of many of these networks, as I view my interactions – the largest platforms are where I spend my most time. Popularity drives participation, and when I want to reach my existing social network it’s the popular platforms where I can reach them. Notice that I said existing. I would never advise a client or person to ignore the

Freshchat: A Unified, Multilingual, Integrated Chat And Chatbot For Your Site

Whether you’re driving leads to your site, engaging shoppers, or providing customer support… theirs an expectation nowadays that every website have an integrated chat capability. While that sounds simple, there’s a lot of complexity with chat… from manning the chat, putting up with spam, auto-responding, routing… it can be quite a headache. Most chat platforms are quite simple… just a relay between your support team and the visitor to your site. That leaves a huge

COVID-19: The Corona Pandemic and Social Media

The more things change, the more they remain the same. Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr One good thing about social media: you do not need to wear masks. You can spout anything at any time or all the time as is happening during these COVID-19 hit times. The pandemic has brought certain areas into sharp focus, sharpened rounded edges, widened the chasms, and, at the same time, bridged some gaps. The toilers like doctors, paramedics, and those

What Are The Latest Internet Statistics for 2018

Although developed from the mid-80s, the Internet wasn’t fully commercialized in the United States until 1995 when the last restrictions were dropped in order for the Internet to carry commercial traffic. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been working on the Internet since its commercial inception, but I’ve got the gray hairs to prove it! I’m truly lucky to have worked for a company back then that saw the opportunities and threw me headfirst into

How Much Content is Produced Online in 60 Seconds?

mostYou may have noticed a bit of a lull in my posting of recent. While publishing daily has become part of my DNA in recent years, I’m also challenged with advancing the site and providing more and more features. Yesterday, for example, I continued with a project to integrate relevant whitepaper recommendations to the site. It’s a project that I shelved about a year ago and so I took my writing time and turned it into coding

Trends on Facebook Marketers Should Be Aware Of

This past month, Facebook released yet another update affecting the News Feed, which allows users much more control over the people and content that they wish to see first. Pagemodo has comprised a list of 10 trends from research conducted throughout this year on Facebook. I’ve added some commentary on why you should be aware of it with your social media marketing efforts. Facebook Video Domination – While video is skyrocketing on Facebook, be aware