This week we have a very informative and interesting infographic on the 15 most popular social networking sites and apps. See for instance the competition Facebook is getting from YouTube.

Then there is a well-argued case for B2B owners and executives to reconsider any reticence or resistance they might have had about the suitability of Facebook Live for their businesses.

Thirdly, a topic which for some will induce drowsiness or for others annoyance or hostility, but which is important for many of us to keep abreast of, a report on the State of Influencer Marketing.

i’m preoccupied these days with issues – artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, machine learning, etc, – which I’ll be adressing in my keynote, early in December at the International Association of Coaching (IAC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on the topic “Coaching in the Cyber Physical World”, so don’t be surprised if this newsletter reflects some of that in coming weeks.

 

Top 3 Stories This Week

 

Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites and Apps

Prit Kallas

We have compiled a list of top 15 most popular social networking worldwide. The findings are based on latest original research which. New social media sites are coming and going but these have stood the test of time. We update this list of social media sites with new data as it becomes available. The data in this list combines global and US social media visitors.

 

Why B2B Companies Need to Get Started with Facebook Live

Adam Buchanan

When I speak with B2B companies about Facebook Live, they claim it’s only something for B2C companies and celebrities. I disagree. Any brand trying to increase their trust and awareness with their customer can and should go live on video. In this article, I’ll reveal why B2B companies should go live on Facebook and share tips to get started.

 

The State of Influencer Marketing: What Every Brand Needs to Know [Infographic]

Andrew Hutchinson

As social networks continue to evolve their algorithms, and users increasingly rely on more accessible, immediate word-of-mouth recommendations, a growing number of businesses are turning to influencer marketing to maximize the reach of their messaging.

 

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Des Walsh is a business coach and social media strategist. He helps owners of small and medium business meet confidently the special challenges of this age of rapid transformation, deliver great results and stay balanced and happy in the process. Des has been actively engaged for over 20 years in promoting the business opportunities of the digital economy, is a certified specialist in social media strategy, a blogger, podcaster and co-author of the best-selling book LinkedIn for Recruiting.

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