Facebook buys the popular Whatsapp Messenger

Facebook buys the popular Whatsapp Messenger

The announcement was made on Facebook’s company blog that the social media giant would be acquiring Whatsapp. The buy is to increase Facebook’s world-wide connecting power and Facebook has vowed to let Whatsapp continue to run the way it always had. Jan Koum, the CEO of Whatsapp who had ironically applied for a job at Facebook earlier in his career and been unsuccessful, is to join the Facebook team as well after he hands over his company for $19 Billion

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How much money does Facebook, Google and Apple make per second? [Infogram]

How much money does Facebook, Google and Apple make per second? [Infogram]

The UK based money saving community, Happier, released an interactive infogram to graphically show how much money top earning tech companies earn per second. The tech companies included on the infogram include Blackberry, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Samsung and more. According to Happier’s stats Samsung is the highest earning company, earning approximately $6486 per second, while Apple earns $4540 per second. The infogram also has a counter next to each brand sh

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What you should know this week: Breaking news from Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter and more

What you should know this week: Breaking news from Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter and more

This has been a busy week on social media with news developments from all the major players. If you haven’t heard, Twitter listed yesterday after months of speculation. In case you haven’t been keeping up with developments in the digital marketing world, here are our top stories of the week: 1. Google Analytics ads a Speed Suggestions report Google is trying to speed up the internet, and they are taking it seriously. Google Analytics is now offering a sp

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Get started on your Social Media Checklist!

Get started on your Social Media Checklist!

You hear from all corners of the social media marketing world how important it is to have your business on popular social networking platforms. And although you’ve done this, you cannot seem to keep up or properly optimise your social media engagement to benefit your business. This is because just being on social media is not nearly enough – you need to engage with people in order to get your business’s name out there. Sometimes you are very active on social m

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A few ways to get more Likes on Facebook

A few ways to get more Likes on Facebook

As social media marketers, we often tell clients that “getting more Likes” on Facebook shouldn’t be your only goal with social media marketing – because everyone knows it’s about the engagement and not the number of Likes your brand has. That said, more Likes means more people reading the content you post, more people sharing your updates and more people who are connecting with you online. A common misconception is that you simply need to post great conten

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