360 Digital Download
The Digital Download series by 360Social gives you the best digital tips and tricks for new tools and general news circulating in the digital world.
Instagram Has 150 Million Monthly Users – Instagram’s director of business operations Emily White reported the app’s monthly users, which is roughly 128 million more since Facebook bought the app last year. Twitter reported 200 million monthly users back in March. White also claimed that Instagram would be ready to sell ads within the next year.
Every Tweet Since the Beginning of Time Now Searchable – Topsy, a social search and analytics company, recently introduced a feature allowing anyone to search through tweets since Twitter was founded back in 2006 – and it’s completely free.
All of the Changes Facebook Has Made in 2013 – What a year it has been for Facebook! PR Daily sums up all of the major changes to the biggest social network in one article, including Graph Search, verified profiles, changes to how the newsfeed displays stories, simplified ads and more.
Google Earns 33% of Online Ad Revenues – Google is the worldwide leader in online ads, with Facebook a not-so-close second. So far this year, Facebook earned $6.4 billion in comparison to Google’s $38.6 billion. In 2013, online ad spending is expected to total $117.6 billion – up 12% from last year.
Snapchat Sees 350 Million Photos Shared Daily – Snapchat is an app for iOS and Android that claims to be the fastest way to share a moment with friends. Snapchat’s CEO Evan Spiegal reported that users are sharing 350 million photos per day, up from 200 million in June and 20 million in October. Brands are paying attention, too – Taco Bell joined Snapchat back in April and designer Rebecca Minkoff revealed her full Spring 2014 collection exclusively on Snapchat.