Infographic: Sochi 2014 Social Analytics

We all saw a great closing ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympics a few days ago. Now it’s a good time to name social media heroes and the most remarkable moments of the Winter Olympics.
The Social Searcher team has collected and analyzed more than 3.8 million tweets relative to the Winter Olympics and glad to present this Sochi 2014 Social Analytics Infographic.

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50+ Christmas Ideas for Searching in the Social Networks

People are posting tons of images, videos and statuses in the social networks on the Christmas Eve. We’ve collected more then 50 ideas of the social media searches that will help you to explore Christmas posts from all over the world. Be inspired by Facebook, Twitter and Google+ real-time updates about holiday gifts, decoration, cooking etc.

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Major Update: Social Searcher – Free Social Media Search Engine

social_searcher_home03 Dec 2013 Social Searcher rolled out a major update for the service. The site was redesigned in a handy metro style and provided new real-time search features for the users.

First enhancement is a possibility to save advanced search options like multiple keywords or filtering into the user’s account for a quick access in the future. Also users can set up Email Alerts for the saved searches to be notified when new search results appear.

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Social Searcher Android App Minor Update

Social Searcher Android App V1.2 was published on September 20. Now it supports Google+ social network and the issue with the Facebook search results caused by changed API is fixed.

Also post sentiment information was added: positive, negative and neutral. Positive posts have small green square in the right top corner of the post. Negative posts are marked with the red color and neutral ones with the gray color.

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Twitter API v1.1 Migration Caused Mass Errors in Free Social Tools


Yesterday Twitter officially announced retirement of the API v1.

Exploring developers forums shows that lots of third party services owners are unhappy with the new API limitations and Twitter’s requirement for applications to authenticate all the requests. At the same time Twitter representatives report: most of the valuable services that utilizes the API, successfully migrated their stuff.

Quick overview of the most mentioned Twitter tools gives reason to doubt in this statement.

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VIDEO: Facebook Update In Real Life

facebook_updateSketch comedy group “Extremely Decent” from Los Angeles, CA produced a funny video about Facebook updating from the real life point of view.

Go and check this catchy parody.

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Facebook Home

facebook_homeHave you waited for the Facebook Home application release and wanted to try it by yourself?

Now it is very easy to do so if you are the proud owner of one of the following phones: HTC One X, HTC One X+ or Samsung Galaxy S III, for which the application is available for downloading officially on Google Play.

However, if your mobile device differs from the mentioned above, then there are also several hacks from the independent developers.

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STUDY: Facebook Mobile Users Stats

facebook_smartphoneHow often do you check your Facebook updates via phone? A new study by IDC company shows that average Facebook Mobile users check their updates about 14 times a day.

The company analyzed data from 7446 iPhone and Android users in the US from 18 to 44 years old.

Depending on your own Facebook activity, the results presented in the report of the IDC may surprise you or just prove what you already know.

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Facebook Graph Search in Examples

facebook_graph_searchFacebook Graph Search is not yet released for everyone, however, the social network already published some examples of the new social search best practices. Facebook believes that people don’t use it actively and don’t know its full potential.

Therefore, in a recent blog post the company highlighted a few examples of searches: videos, old photos of friends, my engaged friends, images from popular news sources.
There are also examples related to the location: hotels nearby the sightseeings, ski resorts visited by your friends, your places, applications and videos that your friends like, recommendations from the people with the similar interests.

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Happy Birthday Facebook!

Facebook-happy-birthdayThe social network was founded on February 4, 2004 and a few days ago Facebook became 9 years old!

We would like to present the chronology of the Facebook, reflecting the most significant events and figures that accompanied the growth of the social giant.

Let’s have a look on the main milestones of the social network history:

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