It’s Friday, so that means it’s time for This Week in Social Analytics and our favorite posts of the past week in the world of measurement, analytics, and social media. See a great piece we missed? Link to it in the comments, or tell us about it on Twitter or Facebook.
Reuters Digital News Report 2012 [from Reuter's Institute for the Study of Journalism]
“Blogs and social media are much more regularly used in the United States than in Europe (36% use these as a news source every week compared with an average of 20% in European countries).”
Social’s Impact on TV Still Small, but Growing [from Marketing Charts; written by Marketing Charts Staff]
“But, the study finds there is significant room for growth: the proportion of study respondents who interact with TV-related content on social media on at least a weekly basis is triple those who do so on a daily basis (37% vs. 12%), and the data also shows that social plays a bigger role in drawing viewers to new than existing shows.”
“Once others in the organization become not only equipped but also passionate about it, the editor doesn’t die. He or she focuses on what’s next.”
Eight Silly Data Myths Marketing People Believe That Get Them Fired [from Occam's Razor; written by Avinash Kaushik]
Your Friday long read.
Google Takes Home Half of Worldwide Mobile Internet Ad Revenues [from eMarketer; written by eMarketer staff]
“Twitter is also expected to see its worldwide mobile ad spending share increase this year to about 2% of the total, eMarketer estimates. In the US, however, Twitter will have a higher, 3.6% share, eMarketer estimates.”
“To sum up: Tumblr is an all around win-win proposition for nonprofits.”
Denny’s has taken the time to learn the culture of Tumblr– and it shows.
Tumblr, Foursquare Execs Map Out New Directions, Tools for Brands [from Xconomy; written by Michael Davidson]
“Brands want to put their best foot forward and have an expansive palette to convey their message,” Gottfrid said. “We think they can tell bigger stories on Tumblr with the tools that we have.”