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Benchmark Study Q1 2017 – Current Social Media Trends

Elise Pauriol Written by Elise Pauriol
in Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Social Media Study on June 22, 2017

Setting goals for a social media strategy is important, but adapting the strategy to the previous performance and to the evolution of each network is essential. For the following study, we have analyzed 740,000 social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To make it easier to apply the findings to specific cases that marketers might encounter, we look at social media data by profile size clusters. Overall, we aim to show general social media trends regarding the three most important networks. But now let’s talk numbers!

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Study proves: 530% more comments on Facebook Native videos

This study on Facebook videos has been refreshed in October 2017 for you to keep you updated about the latest developments in the usage of videos on Facebook.

Thousand of videos are shared on Facebook timelines everyday. So every time you view your Facebook timeline, you will probably come across some moving images. In particular, media companies and brands are making more and more use of videos. The strategy behind this is mainly the fact that video content has the advantage of engaging users for a longer period. Through the combination of

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Use of Emojis Leads to 47.7% More Interactions on Instagram

This study has been refreshed in November 2017 to keep you updated on the latest developments in the usage of emojis on Instagram.

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Benchmark Study: Set the right social media goals for 2017

It’s that time of year again. December not only means getting Christmas presents for your loved ones; It also means having to take closer look on the year's performance before we can celebrate the new year with some fireworks. The following blog post takes our Social Media Benchmarking Study as a source for referencing in order to set social media goals properly.

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Mercedes vs. Tesla: Social media face off

Mercedes-Benz and Tesla are both big players and competitors in the car industry. The competition for the car manufacturers doesn't happen only on the streets; Mercedes vs. Tesla can also be seen on social media. For this reason, we have taken a look at the social media appearance of one of the oldest car companies, Mercedes-Benz, with its 90 year old history, and at Tesla, a pioneer of electric cars that was founded only 13 years ago. Basically, it is the establishment against the new kid in town.

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30 biggest brands on Facebook analyzed in-depth

Facebook is still standing tall as the most popular social media network for users and brands are investing heavily into their social media marketing. It offers interaction with users that show admiration for the brand and can be valuable as a more personal approach to new customers. But how well are the top brands on Facebook really performing? It’s one thing to see if they are still showing up in your timeline, but are they still posting as much as before? Is high activity on the network still being rewarded? What can you learn from their

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Facebook Reactions Study - New Reactions picking up pace!

Julian Gottke Written by Julian Gottke
in Reactions, Social Media, Study, Facebook, Social Media Study on September 08, 2016

After our popular Facebook Reactions Study, this post summarizes the findings of our latest study. Here we analyzed 105k Facebook pages in May and June and were able to reveal some interesting changes on how Facebook Reactions are being used. As a little heads up: The usage of Facebook Reactions increased massively for the biggest profiles analyzed.

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Twitter study: Steep drop in interactions for biggest profiles!

It is time for our first Twitter study in which we take a closer look on the first six months of 2015 and 2016. We analyzed a huge amount of Twitter profiles, 30k if you want to know the exact number, but don’t expect a simple resume of boring numbers and data. This study provides an interesting in-depth insight into the logic behind Twitter, and works out specific details of usage and strategies of the micro blogging channel. Keep in mind that this study is not only beneficial for marketers but also for everyone else that wants to learn

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Instagram Study: Interactions have dropped by 33% in one year

In our Instagram study for 2015 we analyzed the development of the interaction rate and found a downwards trend by almost 40%. Due to the fact that this rate takes more values into consideration (to make profiles comparable, irrespectively of size) the decreasing rate has more than one factor. To get a better understanding of how that affects total interactions, we used this Instagram study to also analyze purely likes and comments.

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Social Benchmark Study: Number of brand posts on Facebook surged in 2015

After our social media study of Q2, we now present the social benchmark study of the entire year 2015. The study analyzing over 180,000 profiles on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter has enabled us to acquire some significant findings from benchmarking different profile size buckets.

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