Essena O’Neill, an 18-year-old Australian fashion blogger with half a million followers on Instagram, 200,000 on YouTube and Tumblr, and 60,000 on Snapchat, surprised many of her fans when she recently announced she’s quitting social media. Her Instagram account is now private and her bio reads:
There are 500 million tweets tweeted, 55 million facebook status updates, and more than 40 million post uploads on Instagram every day. How would you differentiate your company from the crowd and leverage psychology to get overwhelmed readers to focus on you?
Cognitive biases are simply the irrational behaviors we exhibit even when we believe our decisions are logical.
The question Will Meerkat Die? invites a robust analysis, but it’s too early to say.
Finding influencers has become much easier over time – especially given the transparent data that’s now available. You no longer need to rely on ‘black box’ scoring systems to find generic partner. You can use available data from social networks to rank their influence objectively.
Earlier today, I was reading a blog post by a 19 year old on how teenagers use social media. You can find it here.
And as I read it, all I could think was, “Wow, Zuckerberg really is 2 steps ahead of everyone else.” Here are some excerpts from the post, and how it relates to some of Zuckerberg’s past actions.
Instagram has exploded since its inception in 2010. With over 150,000,000 active users, the image sharing application is easily considered one of the top social media tools in 2014. Over 55 million photos are shared each day. It’s important to know which types of photos engage your audience so that you can harness the power of Instagram and stand out from the crowd — the difference is night and day! (Hah)
BY LUIS SANZ
ON FEBRUARY 14, 2013
Jeremiah Owyang wrote a great summary for #CMAD, which you can read here: