Social media has played a significant (some might say…huge) role in the road to the Oval Office this election cycle. The presidential candidates have not shied away from expressing their opinions and connecting with voters via Twitter this year, and many of their social swipes...

As I’m writing this, Instagram is reporting 95M+ photos/videos being uploaded per day from 300M+ daily active users. And you know this is the tip of the iceberg in terms of how much information the world is sharing in social media. Weddings, a reunion, a...

Everyone loves to go on vacation but who wants to actually spend time planning one? Don’t you wish you could just snap your fingers and be in a tropical destination where all of your worries just melt away? Well since that isn’t possible yet the...

At any given moment in our daily lives, we’re confronted by social media usage. “Tweet this, like that, share our post” is all over communications from brands and beyond. And obviously, at Ignite Social Media, we usually focus on the business aspects of it all....

Beyoncé Launches Social Media Campaign On Tumblr, Twitter, Revamped Website After years of closely guarding her private life, Beyoncé has now made three very public debuts. The singer is sharing intimate moments of her life through a series of photos via her new Tumblr site. And after...

Pinterest's Growth Comes Back to Earth Data through the 18th reveals that Pinterest's growth has started to slow in March. A four week moving average of unique users showed that growth slowed from an 85% rate between mid-January and mid-February, to an 18% rate between mid-February...

FIAT's Score a Scorpion Campaign FIAT recently launched a Facebook campaign that gives fans the opportunity to participate in the social media version of a classic scavenger hunt. The contest is called Score a Scorpion and gives fans the chance to win a new FIAT 500...

Threadless Launches a Valentine's-themed Pinterest Contest Last week, the folks over at Threadless announced a fun Pinterest contest just in time for Valentine's Day. To enter, contestants needed to make a board titled "Threadless Vday challenge" specifically for the person they have in mind. They then...

NASA Releases First Multiplayer Facebook Game NASA recently launched its first online game for the social media age, Space Race Blastoff. Available through NASA's Facebook page, the multiplayer game challenges players with trivia of NASA history, technology, science, and pop culture. Players who correctly answer questions earn virtual...