September 10, 2014

Social News Roundup | September 10, 2014

1. The US Makes Up 41.5% of All Twitter Mention

A study from Mention found that the US makes up 41.5% of all Twitter mentions, followed by the UK with 9.7% and France with 5.4%. Read more…

2. Facebook Hits 100 Million Users In Africa

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Facebook now has 100 million users in Africa, which is half of all Internet users in Africa. Read more…

3. YouTube Ads Have Higher Conversion Rates Than Any Other Social Network

Compared to other social media networks, YouTube performs the best at influencing consumers purchasing decisions. Read more…

4. Facebook Videos Now Include a View Count

Facebook is rolling out a view count feature for uploaded videos on the social network. Read more…

5. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Videos Hits 1 Billion Views on YouTube

YouTube videos relating to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge have reached 1 billion views. Compared to 2013’s Harlem Shake video, videos relating to ALS Ice Bucket Challenge have double the uploads and three times as many views. Read more…

6. DiGiorno Apologizes For Misusing Hashtag #WhyIStayed

DiGiorno apologizes for misusing the hashtag #WhyIStayed, a hashtag dedicated to drawing awareness for domestic violence. Read more…