The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, we’re now entering what I call the “Experience Age.” When was the last time you updated your Facebook status? Maybe you no longer do? It’s been reported that original status updates by Facebook’s 1.6 billion users are down 21 percent. The status box is an icon of the Information Age, a period […]

Facebook’s ‘Mentions’ App For Celebrities And Other Verified Users Comes To Android

News just in that’s strictly for the one-percenters among us: Facebook Mentions, the service for verified users of the global social network, is now available for users with Android devices.The app isn’t open to all, you need that elusive blue tick of verification/fame to get it. That’s because it’s designed to give verified users a way to easily share public status updates, photos and videos with fans on the go — all without spamming their actual friends […]

Twitter May Increase Tweets To 10,000 Characters, But Hide All Past 140

No, you’re not going to have article-length tweets overwhelming your timeline, but Twitter is looking to let you write more without leaving the service. The company is mulling a new option that would let you write up to 10,000 characters, but only show the first 140 in the timeline with a button to reveal the rest. Re/Code reports the feature might launch in late Q1. This “Beyond 140” product might ease the learning curve for […]

Where Will Social Media Users Go In 2016?

A new infographic produced by AdWeek draws off exclusive eMarketer data to break down 2015/2016 social network demographics. Where can we expect to see social media users setting up camp in the coming months? Where will we see them flooding out the exit gates? Social Network Demographics: Key Takeaways Embedded in these six pie charts is some very valuable information. If you’re not a data-person, we’ve got a few observations of our own for you to […]