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Instagram Study 2015 – Distinct drop in interactions

During 2015 we published our Instagram study of Q1 and Q2. To keep marketers up to date, we have now analyzed the whole year of 2015. By looking at the numbers we were able to identify interesting developments during the year. Instagram has often been reported as the “place to be” for brands and their storytelling. To get your campaign right, it is highly essential to understand the network-related data that backs up your decision-making process. Accordingly, goals have to be set on how the network is developing, therefore our Instagram Study 2015 help marketers to identify everything important during the year. (more…)


Visuals receive the highest engagement on Facebook

The following study analyzes 100,000 Facebook profiles and more than 80 million posts from June 2014 to June 2015. The results give insights into which Facebook post type is used most predominantly when marketers share their work and receives highest engagement on Facebook in the end. Increasingly many businesses are relying heavily on content marketing as part of their marketing activities to receive highest engagement possible. Therefore companies try to reach as many users of their target groups as possible.

Main Findings

Links and images posted most frequently, videos and images drive highest engagement, photo post interactions increasing, interactions on link posts low but increasing.

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Social Media Benchmarking Study Q2 2015

Main Take Aways of our Social Media Benchmarking Study

Facebook The average Facebook page posts twice per day, but the number massively differs depending on the size of the page (1-1k fans: 8 times per month, 1m+ fans: 229 times per month), links and photos among the most popular post types, highest interaction on photo posts.

Instagram Users post on average once per day, accounts with 100k+ follower twice, image and video Interaction Rate about the same, the average interaction for pages up to 1k likes have 23 interactions on average, 10m+ followers have 570k interactions per post, Posts receive 29x more likes than comments

Twitter Users tweet on average slightly over 5 times per day, profiles up to 100k followers hardly use replies to users to interact, four interactions per tweet is the average for pages > 1k, Just 1.25x more favs than retweets (more…)

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