139 Stats and Facts About Instagram [Infographic]
A new infographic has highlighted 139 fun facts and stats about Instagram. Notably, the network brought in an estimated $1.53 billion in advertising revenue and accounted for 8.4% of Facebook's total advertising revenue. Another fun tidbit - if Selena Gomez were a country, and her followers were a population, she'd be the 12th most populous country in the world. MarketingProfs.
40% of Online Ads Are Found to Be Overweight and Slow Sites
A recent report showed that 40% of online ads are 'overweight' and are slow to load, causing advertisers' content to not show up to users. Publishers like Business Insider have taken measures to notify their advertisers that their ads need to be within a certain size to guarantee visibility. Ad Age
5 Research Insights to Drive Your Content Marketing
Content Marketing Institute and Marketing Profs' annual survey showed there are very specific drivers of content marketing success: Increased efficiency and quality, strategy development, adequate time allocation and management support, to name a few. Content Marketing Institute
Snapchat Is Growing Thanks to Older Americans, While Millennial Usage Declines
Snapchat grew to 70.4 million users this year, with 45-54 year-olds being the fastest growing demographic. However, those users still only account for 6.4% of all Snapchat users. AdWeek
YouTube viewers now consuming 1B hours of video content a day
Marketing Land reports: "YouTube says people around the world are now consuming a billion hours of video content per day on the site. According to the announcement, the milestone was reached last year, but YouTube only shared the news [Monday]." Marketing Land
Instagram now allows multi-photo posts and extended Carousel Ads
Instagram users are now allowed to share multiple photos and videos in one post, and the platform has increased carousel units to 10 different photos and videos. For advertisers, carousels can serve as visual storytelling for campaigns, increasing interest of the viewer and campaign awareness. ClickZ
Customer Brand Satisfaction Drives Email Engagement, Study Shows
A recent study shows that happy customers are more engaged in branded emails -- half of consumers surveyed said they often or always subscribe to a brand's email list if they're satisfied with their products or services. Conversely, only 23% of unsatisfied customers often or always subscribe to that brand's email list. MediaPost
Facebook's Rolling Out a New Page Inbox to Manage Page, Messenger and Instagram Comments in One Place
Social Media Today reports: "Facebook's rolling out an update for Pages that changes the standard "Messages" tab into a redesigned "Inbox". This Inbox will enable brands to manage their Messenger messages, Facebook posts, and Instagram comments in one centralized hub, reducing the need to log in on different platforms to manage communications." Social Media Today
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