NHL

How Many Facebook Users Have Taken The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

ALS304

People all over Facebook are soaking themselves with ice water to bring awareness to ALS — including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg. But how widespread has this been? Facebook released statistics Friday, showing that 15 million people across the social network have posted about, commented or liked a post related to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. People have also posted more than 1.2 million videos.

Read more

Mediabistro Course

Blogging: Analytics, SEO, and Content

Blogging: Analytics, SEO, and ContentWork with the former marketing director at Conde Nast Digital to improve your search rankings, integrate social, and increase traffic to your blog! Starting November 5, Jim Hopkinson will teach you how to analyze KPIs, monetize your blog through ads, sponsorships, and affiliates, and leverage your blog toward a larger platform such as publishing, speaking, or consulting. Register now!

How Postano 2.0 Brings Content From Facebook, Other Social Networks To Life On Multiple Screens

PostanoLogo

Late last month, Postano, the social platform from application-development-solutions provider TigerLogic, described how universities have tapped its system to collect and curate content from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vine, and other social networks, and display that content on large screens during sporting events. Wednesday, Postano introduced Postano 2.0.

Read more

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Newlywed LeBron James And Wife Savannah; ‘Dancing With The Stars’

TaylorSwiftJeffSkinner

Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the left, of singer Taylor Swift receiving an autographed Carolina Hurricanes jersey from forward Jeff Skinner; as well as the first public photos of newlyweds LeBron James and Savannah Brinson.

Read more

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Northwest League

NorthwestLeagueLogo

With the National Basketball Association and National Hockey League seasons having come to an end, baseball is the only game in town, at least until the National Football League kicks off. But there’s more to the sport than Major League Baseball, as most MLB players start out playing Minor League Baseball before reaching “The Show.” AllFacebook begins its look at the Facebook efforts of minor-league ball clubs with the short-season class-A Northwest League.

Read more

PageData: NHL Playoff Teams Go Head-To-Head On Facebook

StanleyCupLogo2013

While eight National Hockey League teams remain in the hunt for the Stanley Cup, the clubs are also battling it out on Facebook. Fans all over the world flock to the teams’ Facebook pages for scoring updates, photos, and other updates throughout the playoffs. Using PageData statistics, let’s take a look at who has been winning the matchups in the second round of the playoffs, both on the ice and on the social network.

Read more

HootSuite Hoots About Its First Quarter

HootSuiteLogo180x180

Social media management system HootSuite did some hooting about its accomplishments in the first quarter of 2013, reporting a 272 percent increase in corporate sales (companies valued at less than $10 billion) compared with the year-earlier period, along with a 900 percent jump in international strategic sales (companies valued at more than $10 billion).

Read more