What Facebook’s Revenue Goals Mean to a Social Media Analyst
7 years ago 0 1

On Wednesday, Facebook filed it’s initial public offering for $5 billion dollars in initial funding. Working for a social media agency means being well-read on the latest social news, so I knew it was happen. I knew what it meant to Facebook’s business, to the ad industry, and to its users. The story itself didn’t

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Mobile Digital Technologies As Extensions Of Our Brains – The Good & The Bad
7 years ago 0 4

This is the story of a dilemma that fellow, city-dwelling digital natives MIGHT be able to relate to. I was flying solo in a neighborhood of New York City that I don’t typically spend much time in, and I needed to find a good place to grab a late afternoon lunch. It was past the typical

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Mobile Digital Technologies As Extensions Of Our Brains – The Good & The Bad
7 years ago 0 4

This is the story of a dilemma that fellow, city-dwelling digital natives MIGHT be able to relate to. I was flying solo in a neighborhood of New York City that I don’t typically spend much time in, and I needed to find a good place to grab a late afternoon lunch. It was past the typical

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Facebook for iPad: Living up to the hype or just serving a need?
7 years ago 0 2

Social media enthusiasts and tablet-lovers alike have been pining for the release of an official Facebook iPad app. Well, the days of waiting are over, as Facebook released its official app for the iPad this week. The app presents hi-res photos, easy navigation tools, the ability to view notifications and engage with friends, play games

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Why you should care about 4Square.
8 years ago 0 0

Mark my words, Geo-location will be at the heart of Social Media. Social Media Is About Me. I had the good fortune to hear Peter Theil speak a few weeks ago.  He shared a lot of wisdom from behind his podium — one memorable moment for me was his answer to the question “why did

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Opportunities for brands to reach Moms through social media
9 years ago 0 2

Opportunities for brands to reach Moms through social media Use technology and develop tools she can actually use. Does this mean go out and develop a plethora of applications online and mobile? Yes, if you create tools she can integrate into her life. If you’re successful at that you’ll have your brand’s presence with her

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Smartphone owners a ‘threat’ to retailers
9 years ago 0 0

US consumers are using their iPhones, BlackBerrys and Android phones for in-store research, according to new data from Compete. A survey from the researchers, covering the third quarter of 2009, suggested that 52% of smartphone owners use their handsets to check product descriptions, that 36% check rival retailers’ prices when deciding whether or not to buy a

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Hey, brands! Social media moms love 50 iPhone apps.
9 years ago 0 0

There are over 6.4 million iPhone users in the U.S. and over 50% of them are women. And women, particularly Moms, love their iPhones. For brands looking to connect with Moms, an iphone app is a must have as a part of a social media campaign. Greystripe, the leading mobile brand advertising network, released their

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99 most useful Social Media Blog posts of 2009
9 years ago 0 5

Last week Adam Vincenzini published a terrific list of Social Media blog posts from 2009.  Looking through this list, I started thinking about how much has happened over the last year in the world of Social.  As we now enter 2010, there is no doubt that we will see continued exponential growth in what has

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The Top 2009 Social Media Trends for Moms
9 years ago 0 9

Noa Gafni is a social media consultant with a focus on women and Gen Y. She authors Webutantes, a blog about Internet trends impacting women. Twitter Twitter (Twitter) was the social media success of 2009, one that particularly impacted moms. Twitter garnered rave reviews as the “perfect” social media outlet for mothers: easy to use

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