Business Insider :: Google and Facebook may have a massive lead over Twitter in terms of number of advertisers, but this isn't actually such bad news for Twitter, BI Intelligence finds.
Brookings :: Although much ink has been spilled on ISIS’s activity on Twitter, very basic questions about the group’s social media strategy remain unanswered. In a new analysis paper, J.M. Berger and Jonathon Morgan answer fundamental questions about how many Twitter users support ISIS, who and where they are, and how they participate in its highly organized online activities.
AdWeek :: Brands already incorporate social media photos from consumers into their next big advertising campaigns. Now, there's a new way for them to promote those images in Facebook campaigns too.
Business Insider :: A paper from Ryan Compton, David Jurgens, and David Allen explains a new method for tracking the location of Twitter users to about 6km based on whom they interact with. Using the method, the researchers say, they're able to "geotag over 80% of public tweets."
Nieman Lab :: News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
Digiday :: Not all mobile-first design trends are desirable from a commercial point of view.