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

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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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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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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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Send Message to Any Facebook User for FREE

facebook-message1Back in December Facebook introduced a $1 charge for sending a message to the Facebook inbox of any user.

Today we’d like to share a FREE way for messaging strangers on Facebook, just have a look on a step-by-step below.

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Facebook Messenger Ultimate Update

facebook_messanger_updateFacebook recently rolled out Messenger update for the Android operating system, that seemed to be very ambitious: its users will no longer need to have a Facebook account in order to successfully work with the application.

This is an important step of the social network on the way to the desired market dominance in the text messages area.

The possibility to communicate with your Facebook pals providing only your phone number and name for the Facebook Messaging app, can make it much more popular among users.

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iTunes Credits Now on Facebook Gifts

facebook_itunes_certificatesUsers of the social network now can buy iTunes credits for their friends via Facebook Gifts service.

Together with the 10, 15, 25 or 50 dollars gift certificate for Digital Content and Applications in the Apple iTunes Store, the sender can also suggest to a friend which exactly music album, movie or application to buy.

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Facebook Friendship Pages Redesigned

facebook_friendship_icoThe social network introduced a radically new design of the friendship pages. If you want to see how close you are online with a particular friend or a member of your family, your friendship page with him will show all the posts, photos and events that you shared online together.

This is a great feature – especially for those ones who are in a “relationship” with another user in Facebook.

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Social Media Study: Last 7 Days of the US Presidential Election Race 2012

economistSocial Searcher team is glad to present social media study about US Elections candidates mentions on Facebook and Twitter. We thought that it might be interesting to measure up the last 7 days of the elections race when most of people get their final choise.

Recently launched Social Buzz search engine was used for gathering data.

Do you think social mentions information can forecast the result of election? Then go on reading and get some more interesting facts.

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