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Posts Tagged ‘2012’

Breaking Down Entertainment’s Year On Twitter

It’s the time of year for “year in review” reflections, and Twitter itself got us off to a solid start with their official look back at 2012.

Earlier this morning, we shared with you a handy tool for taking a graphical look at your own year on Twitter.

Now we’re turning to another big player to get a bird’s eye view (forgive us) of 2012 Twitter behavior: the entertainment industry.

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73% Of Fortune 500s Have An Active Twitter Account [STATS]

In an effort to understand how the top companies in America use social media, the University of Massachusetts has conducted an annual survey of the digital presence of the Fortune 500.

And this year, Twitter is the most popular social network among the titans of industry, beating out Facebook, blogging and Pinterest.
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The 140 Best Twitter Accounts Of 2012 According To TIME

TIME has put together their picks for the best 140 Twitter accounts of 2012 – those accounts that they think will shape the conversation in the year to come. What do you think about the accounts on their list?
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Only 2% Of Internet Users Get Their Political Info From Twitter

The 2012 US political campaign is in full swing, and the American public is (sort of) eagerly assessing the candidates. But how many of them are using social media for their political education needs?

Not that many, it turns out.
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Inside Social Apps Starts This Wednesday

Inside Social Apps 2012 starts in San Francisco this Wednesday! Join the industry’s leading developers on February 8-9 for two days of panels, discussions, and networking around the social and mobile app ecosystem.

How do developers in the industry view today’s top challenges in social and mobile apps and games? Which platforms will see the most growth in 2012, and what are the key opportunities ahead? The event agenda is finalized and looks at this industry’s biggest questions from the perspectives of those who are shaping it every day. Sessions include:

  • Facebook, Apple, Google: Which Platform(s) Hold the Most Opportunity in 2012?
  • Trends in Social Game Product Development
  • Social Apps for Marketers and Brands: Maximizing Audience Engagement
  • Cutting Edge Mobile App Product Development: iOS, Android, and HTML5
  • Social Game Marketing and Performance Advertising on Facebook

View the full program here.

If you haven’t registered yet, $599 early registration prices are still in effect through tomorrow, February 7 (on-site passes are $799). Previous Inside Social Apps conferences have sold out in advance, so register today!