Archive: April 11th, 2012

Get Paid for Sharing Ads on Your Social Networks

Get Paid for Sharing Ads on Your Social Networks

Wingsplay, a startup that launched last month, pays its users to share video ads on their social networks. The distribution model is key; it relies heavily on connected social networks.

New research shows Facebook impacting behaviors in formative years

New research shows Facebook impacting behaviors in formative years

A public company must find ways to grow, and Facebook’s only path to do that is through you and me — was particularly insightful and, for some, alarming. I’ve been studying Facebook for five years as a researcher, and after seeing our most recent data on social media behaviors I can tell you this: It’s scarier than you think.

SA mobile social networks boast impressive numbers

SA mobile social networks boast impressive numbers

In the wake of free mobile photo sharing application, Instagram’s acquisition by Facebook for a billions dollars, strategy consultant Tomi Ahonen has provided a ‘preliminary’ list of the largest mobile social networks by user – which features two SA-affiliated companies in the top 10.