How Engaged Is Traffic from Social Sites? Web users who follow links from social sites are less interested in their content. According to data from Outbrain, just over 10% of external referrals are from social media sites, compared with approximately 41% from search and nearly a third from other content sites. Via eMarketer.
Facebook Launches ‘Send’ Button For More Selective Sharing, Announces 50 Million ‘Groups’. Via TechCrunch.
A First Look at Facebook’s New Deals. Facebook’s new Deals feature launched today in five U.S. cities and this post offers a first glimpse of how those offers look and function. Via Mashable and additional coverage from Search Engine Land.
5 reasons why social media is good for SEO by Stacey Acevero of Vocus. Via SEO Copywriting Blog.
B2C Case Study: Radio Shack Says Foursquare Users Spend 3.5X More. Foursquare users tend to purchase items like wireless devices that have a higher price point. “They are more tech-savvy, they’re younger, and they have higher disposable income” according to Adrian Parker, Radio Shack’s social media director. Via ClickZ.
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Bing Doubles Search Market Share Year Over Year while Google Loses 15% Share YOY. Continuing a trend recorded by multiple research firms, the Microsoft Bing search engine roughly doubled its share of the US search market between March 2010 and March 2011, according to data from Compete. Via MarketingCharts.