[STATS] Social Media in 2014

Not too long ago, it was said that Facebook was struggling with attracting that of the younger generation as most prefer an ‘alternative’ to Facebook.

Twitter is apparently struggling with a stock price plummet.

Here are some actual statistics to see how healthy social media channels are in 2014…

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Twitter Now Lets You Listen to iTunes, SoundCloud Tracks

There’s a beat now included in your Twitter feed.

Yesterday Twitter launched the new audio feature that allows you to click on tracks and listen to the music while scrolling through thousands of tweets without being uninterrupted.

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In addition, Twitter has partnerted with Apple to let users listen to certain tracks and buy the music directly from the iTunes store, but Twitter won’t get a cut of the purchase, said a person familiar with the matter.

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The Scientific Guide to Hashtags: How and where to use them

How many countless times have you unsuccessfully tried to explain what a hashtag is to someone? Or better yet, maybe you’re reading this and thinking, I still have NO CLUE what that pound sign thingy is, why it does or why people even use them.

Buffer wrote a recent post on “A Scientific Guide to Hashtags: How Many, Which Ones, and Where to Use Them…

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