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Instagram surpasses Twitter in monthly active users for the first time

Instagram surpasses Twitter in monthly active users for the first time | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Instagram, the four-year-old mobile first photo and video sharing platform, just hit a milestone for its community. Twitter currently has 284 million Monthly Active Users while Instagram reported that it has over 300 million. Although Instagram's community is still smaller than its parent company, Facebook, and its video competitor, YouTube, it's growing the fastest in 2014. Facebook has 1.35 billion Monthly Active Users and YouTube is at 1 billion. To put it into perspective, Facebook is ten years old, Twitter is nine, and Twitter is eight. Click here to learn more about the achievement of this milestone.

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Social media in travel isn’t slowing down – it is evolving, with Twitter more than a social network

Social media in travel isn’t slowing down – it is evolving, with Twitter more than a social network | The Insight Files | Scoop.it
When you take the social out of Twitter, what do you get? A stripped down content management system.

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Using Twitter to increase travel and tourism

Using Twitter to increase travel and tourism | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Travellers have become increasingly social, flocking to social media in droves to share inspirational travel content, leave hotel reviews, and look up destination information on the go. Twitter especially has become integral to travellers, and as such, has laid forth new opportunities for travel and tourism brands to increase their businesses and engage with their customers on a whole new level. On November 19, Skift and Twitter Travel are hosting a webinar on How to Use Twitter to Increase Travel and Tourism. For more information and to register, click here.

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Thierry Joulin's curator insight, November 11, 2014 8:44 PM

T T T = AAA for once !

Objectif Seychelles's comment, November 12, 2014 3:41 AM
Totally agree!!!
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How to Get People to Listen to You on Social Media

How to Get People to Listen to You on Social Media | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

It's unlikely your social media posts will enjoy the level of popularity as say, a President Obama or Justin Bieber, but you certainly don't need to be a White House resident or have a trendy chili-bowl haircut to make your voice known. It just takes a few key strategies to put your company out there.

 

Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225039?cam=Dev&ctp=Carousel&cdt=15&cdn=225039


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Mike Ellsworth's curator insight, January 16, 2013 10:09 PM

I love this quote from the article:

 

"Listen to your audience.
Have you ever been on a bad date in which the person wouldn't stop talking about himself or herself? It's a huge turnoff. The same "it's not all about me" etiquette applies to social media interactions. "

Mike Ellsworth's comment, January 20, 2013 3:33 PM
Firas, thanks for the reScoop!