April 10, 2015

Social News Roundup | April 10, 2015

1) Social media ad spending has hit its saturation point

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Global ad spending on social networks drops from 41% to an expected 29% Read more…   2) You should be leveraging the power of brand authenticity.  

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91% of consumers want the brands they follow to be authentic in their posts. Find more stats here…   3) Women tout an estimated $5 trillion buying power.  

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69% say browsing the internet gives idea for new brands and products to try.  Read more…   4) Have you been ignoring Pinterest?  

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Its $11 billion valuation and 70 million users might convince you otherwise. Read about it here…   5) All aboard! Spotify, Mountain Dew, and GE hop on the Periscope hype train.

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Learn why big companies are using the platform and how you can too here…