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By Shea Bennett on March 11, 2014 3:00 PM
When you’re hungover, do you tweet about it?
In these heady days where everything we say and do online can be easily scrutinised by our boss (or potential employers) it’s probably not the wisest move, but millions do it, week in, week out. And new data from Twitter has revealed which days of the week we’re most likely to be talking about being hungover, as well as when we’re happy, sad or late for work.
Did you know that 9 in 10 small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) use or plan to use social media in 2014?
Which is good news for everyone, as SMBs drive the economy, creating 6 out of every 10 new jobs while contributing $3 trillion in revenue in North America alone last year.
What was your best memory of the Oscars? And did you talk about it live on Twitter?
If so, you’re far from alone. More than 14.7 million tweets about the 86th Academy Awards were shared on Twitter during the Oscars telecast, with conversation buzzing around host Ellen Degeneres (and THAT selfie), nominees Jennifer Lawrence and Brad Pitt, Gravity, Frozen and 12 Years A Slave.
Need a little weekend reading?
We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a Dr Seuss guide to Twitter, a look at why women dominate social media, the 20 most popular brands on Twitter, Twitter’s 10 most-followed users and tips on how unsexy brands rock social media.
Do you advertise on Twitter? Are you paying less per ad, now, than you were a year or two ago?
If so, you’re far from alone, as the cost of an average ad on Twitter fell 18 percent in the last three months of 2013, and is down 81 percent overall since Q1 2012, reveals Quartz, citing data from Twitter’s latest annual report.
Social media’s virtues as an influencer of product purchases are repeatedly touted, with study after study reporting that platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have a growing, symbiotic relationship with retail websites, with each benefiting the other.
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