Twitter ad transparency gets a boost to prevent potential future elections tampering

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Social media networks have been scrambling to improve their reputations when it comes to elections results. Twitter has announced that it is making some serious changes to the Twitter ad transparency on its platform. Following a Russian political advertising investigation, the company is aiming to ensure that it will avoid influencing future elections results. The new transparency center will launch in coming weeks and will make it easier for users to see who is advertising. Over the next few weeks, Twitter ad transparency will becoming increasingly obvious by way of…

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Mobile marketing firms are asking if their ads are worth it

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Businesses are struggling to see the direct return on their investment into social and smartphone advertising. While businesses are spending a rising amount of money into mobile marketing and social media advertising strategies, the majority of them aren’t actually able to see all that much of a return on the investment they’ve been making, according to the results of a recently released study. At the moment, companies are spending an average of 10.6 percent of their overall marketing budgets on mobile and social. The percentage of the budget being dedicated…

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Social media marketing revenues in the United States predicted to reach $15 billion

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A new report has shown that this figure will be reached by these ads by the year 2018. According to a new report that has been issued by BIA/Kelsey, the total revenues from social media marketing in the United States will rise from last year’s $5.1 billion, to reach $15 billion by the year 2018. This year’s own ad revenues will represent the largest year over year increase seen so far. It is expected to rise to break the $8.4 billion mark by the end of 2014. This is being…

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Social media marketing leads to one third of brand discoveries

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The results of a recent data analysis have shown that traffic is driven from social networks to brand sites. According to the latest Forrester Search Marketing Playbook (2013) marketers that use social media marketing as an element of their overall strategies online are driving consumers back to their brand sites by participating in social media. The research has finally shown that there is tangible benefit from using this advertising technique. The report from Forrester indicated that 32 percent of consumers find the official brand web pages that they visit by…

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Social media marketing could be reaching the saturation point

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A new Mindshare report has suggested that within the next two years, this channel may present challenges. A new industry forecast has just been released by Mindshare, which has revealed that over the next two years, it is likely that advertisers and marketers will find that they are challenged by saturation in the area of social media marketing. This is being predicted as a tremendous amount of consumer data is suddenly being produced in digital media. The prediction stated that as mobile becomes one of the leading areas through which…

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