Tag Archives for social networks

Emerging Social Networks: Part I

Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter have become part of our daily vernacular.  Many of us consume our news – fact or fiction – from a social media platform.  In fact, most televised news programs refer to social media in some form at least once during the broadcast.  Programs and support groups have been developed to address and cure […]

A Planner’s Review of a Challenging Year for Facebook

Like other large, successful social media networks, Facebook continues to enhance its existing services and to offer new features.  Last year, however, the company found itself mired in a number of very public scandals.  Facebook’s stock price (Symbol:  FB) hit an all-time high last summer, and yet the world’s largest social media platform continued to be haunted by […]

Social Media Trends for 2019

Today’s competitive social media landscape will continue to drive technological innovation.  Many recent social media trends will gain even greater traction in 2019.  Here’s a short roundup of what to anticipate: Greater scrutiny into how social networks collect, use and share dataData breaches and other privacy lapses will drive governments and consumers to demand greater transparency from […]

Social Media Trends to Watch for in 2017: Part II

Here’s a continuation of our last blog on social media trends for 2017: Dependence on mobile technology: Free and reliable wireless internet access is becoming more widely available, especially in the meetings and hospitality industry.  Mobile technology continues to advance and the most popular social media channels are adapting to that demand.  Expect social networks […]

Seven Social Media Trends for 2013: Part I

Over the span of the last year, the social media landscape has changed dramatically:  Facebook became a publicly traded company, LinkedIn ended its integration agreement with Twitter and Instagram changed the way many of us share images.  Blogs hit mainstream marketing channels and became a formidable extension of social networking by sharing valuable content with […]