Facebook caught a great deal of flak when it introduced auto-play videos into the News Feed late last year, but they appear to be working for brands, as Adobe revealed in its Q1 2014 Social Intelligence Report that engagement with those videos was up 58 percent in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the fourth quarter of 2013, and up 25 percent year-over-year.
Predictive media-optimization-technology provider Kenshoo, a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer, examined key metrics and benchmarks for paid search and social advertising in the first quarter.
Facebook still dominated among social networks driving users to retail sites in the fourth quarter of 2013, but it continues to face growing threats from both Pinterest and, surprisingly, Tumblr, according to results from the Q4 2013 Social Media Intelligence Report from Adobe, released Monday.
With Facebook’s fourth-quarter earnings call set for Wednesday, Jan. 29, digital marketing company Kenshoo provided a look at its analysis of more than 115 billion fourth-quarter ads on the social network, in infographic form.
With Facebook set to report its third-quarter earnings Wednesday, digital marketing agency 3Q Digital offered some insight on how the social network’s advertising changes and focus on mobile impacted some of its largest accounts.
Timing is everything, and that especially holds true for posts on Facebook pages, as Facebook analytics provider Wise Metrics found that the life span of those posts may be even shorter than previously reported.
Sterne Agee pressed the like button on Facebook in a research note Monday, rating its stock “buy” and setting a target price of $37 per share, and citing the social network’s mobile progress and growth by its Facebook Exchange real-time ad-bidding product, Barron’s reported.
Facebook users most likely can’t go one day without seeing a someecard pop up in their News Feeds. People love them. Brands love them. They’re funny, snarky, honest — and ubiquitous throughout Facebook. Someecards Co-Founder and CEO Duncan Mitchell told AllFacebook that the site sees somewhere between 1.5 million and 2 million visits per month from the social network. But how did it all get started?
Social marketing platform Offerpop released its enhanced Photo Contest application out of beta Monday, saying that Offerpop clients that beta-tested the app recorded 91 million impressions on Facebook’s News Feed in two months.
Dachis Group, which helps brands with Facebook marketing, announced Wednesday that it has raised $7.5 million in series-C funding led by Austin Ventures. The company plans to use this investment to build upon its successful 2012 and accelerate the development of its core data-driven social analytics platform.