Category Archives: Social Media

5 Social Media Trends That Will Change The Game In 2017 – Via Forbes

What's next for Social Media? There are over 2.5 billion active social media users worldwide and the number is growing at a rate of 9% a year. The advertising spend is rising even faster. According to Advertising Age, social media spend grew 55% to $10.9 billion, up from the previous year’s $7 billion. And the…
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A New Way to Control the Ads You See on Facebook, and an Update on Ad Blocking

From Facebook: By Andrew Bosworth, VP, Ads & Business Platform As more and more content has shifted to the internet, online experiences have improved dramatically, becoming more immersive and intuitive. But many digital ads haven’t kept up. We’ve all experienced a lot of bad ads: ads that obscure the content we’re trying to read, ads…
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Microsoft finally purchased a social media platform

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26bn By Chris Johnston Business reporter Microsoft is buying the professional networking website LinkedIn for just over $26bn (£18bn) in cash. The software giant will pay $196 a share - a premium of almost 50% to Friday's closing share price. The deal will help Microsoft boost sales of its business and…
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