Posts Tagged ‘twitter infographic’
Twitter’s IPO took place earlier today and, so far at least, it’s been a big success. The stock saw a nice 73 percent pop on the opening and while it hasn’t quite scaled the $70-80 heights that some analysts were predicting, its current levels of $45/$46 gives Twitter a market capitalisation of some $25 billion.
Twitter is hundreds of thousands of people’s go-to source for hard-charging news on everything from the NSA scandal and BlackBerry drama to the latest in the Amanda Bynes saga and in Miley Cyrus’s controversial career.
Security and surveillance software leader BrickHouse Security created an infographic to discern the breakdown in Twitter popularity among these contrasting topics.
Put more bluntly, where exactly do people’s priorities lie when it comes to international events vs. celebrity controversies?
What was your first hashtag?
Chances are you don’t remember – they have been around (at least in their modern sense) since 2007, after all – and if you’re in any way an active user of social media, particularly Twitter or Instagram, everyday use of hashtags has pretty much become par for the proverbial course.
Twitter’s widely-anticipated IPO is just around the corner, and, for many analysts, it would seem to make sense to speculate on Twitter’s fortunes based on what has happened to Facebook (and, to a lesser extent, LinkedIn), and their IPO, given that Twitter and Facebook are, you know, kind of the same.
So you’re on Twitter.
Maybe you joined just a few weeks ago. Maybe you’ve been active for years. But, no doubt, in what was relatively a short period of time, you started to form certain habits and behave to certain standards and norms that identified you as a type of Twitter user. And, very likely, you started to perceive and follow other Twitter folks based on which kind of user they were, too.
Christmas shopping seems to start earlier and earlier every year, and Twitter is playing its part. First, by releasing a Christmas infographic on Halloween, and second, by revealing within that visual its influence on festive spending.
Hashtags are everywhere, and it seems you can’t go more than a moment without seeing one plastered over a billboard, shining brightly out from the footer of a magazine advertisement or beaming pride of place on a primetime television show. But if you want to maximise the effectiveness of these simple but powerful marketing tools, there’s a couple of things that you need to remember.
In less than a decade Twitter has revolutionised the way that brands, public bodies and the rich and famous connect and engage with the general public and, for the most part, that’s a good thing. Twitter allows information to be freely released and shared, and we greedily gobble it up.
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Twitter – Amazing Statistics, Facts & Figures [INFOGRAPHIC]
Did you know that there are now more than 230 million active users of Twitter worldwide, and that 100 million of them log into the service at least once per day?
What if I told you that 5,700 tweets are sent each and every second, 70 percent of Twitter’s ad revenue comes from mobile devices and that, despite this, the company has yet to turn a profit?