A few days ago, Snapchat updated its app with new features to emphasize the ‘chat’ aspect of the platform. This is Snapchat's first major update since they introduced Stories in October of last year. With two-new features, text messaging and video chatting, Snapchat is looking...

In the world of social media the “Big 3” are no longer dominating. Facebook has seen 3-million teens leave its site in the past three years. The once small platforms like Instagram and Snapchat have risen to the big leagues with Facebook purchasing Instagram for $1 billion,...

Instagram is fun, but it's a lot more fun when it isn't full of photos of your friend's kids or their McDonald's coffee cups. Here are my five favorite Instagrammers this week: @_THEREDCHAIR Who it is: Chris Rief photographs a simple red chair in various locations, creating...

The social video space has seen its fair share of flavor-of-the-month services and apps but, so far, nobody has figured out how to do it right. A few weeks ago, Twitter launched Vine, its new social video app. While the dust has settled (and the...

The 5th year of our social network analysis brought to light some interesting trends regarding Social Networking. Instead of pointing out specifics from our findings, we thought it might be interesting to ask several other social media practioners what they thought about the future of Social Networks....

Do you have an interesting story? Did you just accomplish an amazing goal? Are you looking for a way to have a substantial conversation with your fans that goes beyond 140 measly characters? Well, is there an outlet for you! It's called an AMA (Ask Me Anything),...

Spammers are nothing if not inventive, and social media sites have given them fertile-and lucrative- ground. The genius in the spam is hiding in plain sight. The best spam is friendly, inviting, and deeply ordinary, exactly like the links that millions of unsuspecting people click...