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December 9, 2016

facebook sponsored foreign technical workers who has been given h1b visa

FindTheCompany Number of H1B visa sponsored by  Facebook as it woo's  Foreign Technical Workers

Given the highly technical nature of the industry where Facebook operates, it faces a very high demand for Temporary Foreign Employees:In 2015 it had received 767 LCAs ,out of which only 3 were denied, with a H1 B certification rate of 83.4%.
Facebook's average median salary for H 1B visa holders who were foreigners were $130,000.There were 256 application for Green card Holders, from foreign technical workers,who were on H1 B visa with a certification rate of  59%.Facebook has been the most lucrative company for H-1B visa holders thus far in 2015 (of the five companies above), with a median salary of $135K across all positions.

Facebook ranks among the top when it comes to paying of Salaries for software engineers who are on H1-B visa,with the highest median salary to foreign workers while Amazon came at the button for the same jobs.The above chart from Graphiq shows you a  comparison snapshot of how Facebook has been sponsoring  H1 B visa  to highly skilled technical foreign workers over the last 5 years.

November 3, 2016

as snapchat and instagram see records usage ,consumers are actively ignoring branded content

Snapchat and instagram continues to rule of social media at least in US,its usage has been increasing at a faster pace as compared to the rest of the world .In the US, 34% of Americans polled are now on Snapchat, compared to 19% in 2014  26% in 2015 and 34% in 2016.However its a worrying sign for content providers as increasingly consumers are shirking and moving away from promoted posts and branded content

Snapchat and instagram continues to rule of sound waves in the United States. Snapchat users increased by almost 84% while instagram recorded 14% increases in usage in 2016 In the US, 34% of Americans polled are now on Snapchat, compared to 19% in 2014 .

While Instagram is even more popular: 43% of US respondents say they use it, compared to 29% in 2014. However, people are skeptical about branded content and ads on Instagram and Snapchat. In the US, 39% of respondents admit to 'actively ignore' content from brands –nearly 15% more than the global average. One three US users admit to feeling ‘constantly followed’ by online advertising and 43% object to the idea of their online behavior being tracked by brands.

However Kantar TNS has three top tips for brands to ensure they’re not actively ignored: 1. Get better at creating content which can be used across multiple channels 2. Work hand-in-hand with influencers as trusted sources of information and advice. 3. Get under the skin of what motivates and excites each of their customers..

November 1, 2016

how much is one user worth to these social media brands

"social media power brands: how much is each user worth"

The chart shows how much is each user are worth to tech companies, based on valuation or market capitalization per user.Slack presently hash more than $25 million revenues with about a million users.Meanwhile  during Q2,2016 during which Microsoft acquired LinkedIn ,it had raked in with  433 million user base which was  up from 414 million members in the preceding quarter, while 
Linkedin's total revenue increased 31% year-over-year to $933 million in its second quarter of 2016, Facebook had 1.71 billion monthly active user with $6.44 billion in revenues as of Q2,2016.Meanwhile Twitter active users grew 5% in Q2,2016 as its average monthly active users grew to 313 million,

September 9, 2016

social network messengers market growth : 2010 to 2016

" market size of social media messenger market"

Social  media messengers are now bigger than their parent  social media companies. Whatsapp leads the social media messenger  market with just over a billion users, followed by Facebook messenger which also has now one billion users. Chinese social messenger service Wechat with with a little over 800 billion users rank no 3.Popular Asian messaging apps like WeChat, KakaoTalk, and LINE have  moved beyond  communication and has been able to  monetize the service using innovative services to attract and retain users.

Messenger has become an increasingly popular app for keeping up with friends. More than 10% of voice over IP (VoIP) calls occur on Messenger, and 17 billion photos are sent on the app each month. And interactions with businesses have risen sharply..

February 4, 2016

facebook advertising user growth and revenues faceoff : europe vs north america

"facebook revenues by geography"

"facebook's arpu by regional users"

"facebook's daily active users"

  • In terms of MAU ( monthly active users)  European markets contributed 323 million  with an Europe  ARPU of $3.47.
  • It’s 3rd time  Facebook crossed the $1 billion mark in ‘European revenue’ for the quarter and the first time Facebook crossed $1.1 billion in quarterly revenue.
  •  Facebook more than doubled its revenue in Europe in just two years.

  •  Monthly active users  was 219 million with an ARPU ( canada & US combined ) it was $13.54. which was 3 times of Europe
  • In the U.S. and Canada, it reported sales of $1.86 billion.. (source : techrunch)

January 30, 2016

21% marketing budgets by small business spent on social, facebook spends reach 60%

Social media saw higher adoption among small and business with business owners setting up specific budgets for social media marketing.

" 73% of small and medium business now use social media"

BIA Kelsey research data shows that 73% of small and medium business now use social media , with over 20% having specific budget for social web marketing

January 12, 2016

tweaking and optimizing your images on social media : cheat sheet

how to tweak your images for highest ROI across social media

tweaking and optimizing your images on social media : 

Cheat sheet for Tweaking your images for optimizing  for search and social media marketing . Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin , Pinterest, Youtube, Whatsapp and Google plus

January 5, 2016

english premier league team which tops social media ranking

'Manchester United tops as the most social English football club'

Manchester United tops as the most social English football club. Chelsea and Arsenal ranks no 2 and No 3 respectively  as the most social media savvy english premier league clubs.

Manchester United has a Facebook fan of 66 million. The club has  4.6million twitter followers .Chealsea with  42 million and 5 million follows ManUnited . Arsenal  with  32million and 5.33 million ranks 3rd as the most social English premier league clun

December 30, 2015

snapchat and number of daily likes on facebook

"snapchat and number of daily likes on facebook"
As of 2015, december 31st, Snapchat has over  5.3 million likes on Facebook .The chart represents snapchat's users on Facebook  who have created a story on snapchat in a seven day period, which are aggregated across display news feeds.

December 16, 2015

tech brands form 70% of the 100 most valued 2015 brands

The technology and telecom providers categories comprised 44% of total brand value  in the BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2015 ranking. 10 years ago  the tech companies accounted for 36% of the total brand value

"global top 100 brands across the world : ranking chart"

"tech brands form 70% of the 100 most valued  2015 brands"
Among the top 100 biggest brands this year APPLE, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT and IBM form the top 4 most valuable brand this year in the  BrandZ WPP group ranking. In fact among the top 10  most valued global brands  in 2015 , 7 brands are across the technology or the telecom space. Brands like  VISA, AT&T and VERIZON  rank  5th ,6th and  7th  respectively . They are followed by Coke, McDonald's and Marlboro  which are ranked 8th, 9th and 10th. Among the top 100 brands
The 11th-14th rank is once again taken by technology brands with  Tencent, Facebook, Alibaba and Amazon ranking in that order

WPP reveals the 10 fastest growing brands this year; Alibaba &Facebook tops

This years Millward brown brand report has some surprises and a few expected brand rankings 2015 number one global brand has been Apple.The Brand Value of the Top 10 brands almost tripled, to $1.1 trillion, one-third of the total value of the Global Top 100.Whereas the top 100 brand value now stands at $3.3 trillion, a 14% increase on 2014 and a 126% growth over 2006 .Apple, with its relentless focus on the consumer experience, and the ability to wow its consumers demonstrated this yet again with the iPhone 6, returns to the top spot with a 67 percent increase in brand value.

"WPP reveals the 10 fastest growing brands this year; "
WPP  and Millward brown's  BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, in 2015, .
The biggest riser is Facebook with an increase in value of 99% The  fastest growing brand this yeat ( new entry) is the online retailer Alibaba which debuted in the retail ranking at $66.4 billion, helping to grow the retail category ranking by 24% and overtaking both Amazon and Walmart This years Fastest rising brand report shows that "Five of the 10 Top Riser brands come from technology or telecom providers categories. Other fastest growing brands were Domino's Pizza which won on brand strength and communication.Amazon grew faster with its consistent and  awesome customer care. Other fastest growing brands were  Skoll ,Verizon, Google and Zara were

December 13, 2015

Youtube ,Snapchat replaces Facebook as US teens favorite social destination

A new study by Forrester Research found that just 65 percent of U.S. online users between the ages of 12 and 17 consider Facebook to be cool—ahead of Tumblr (62 percent), Pinterest (58 percent) and Google+ (55 percent), but lagging behind YouTube (80 percent), Snapchat (79 percent), Instagram (78 percent), Vine (72 percent), Twitter (69 percent) and WhatsApp (67 percent).

However, Forrester found that more than 60 percent of respondents use Facebook the most of all social networks, with more than one-third saying they are on it “all the time.”

December 9, 2015

The T top 10 biggest mobile app brands

FACEBOOK, YUTUBE AND  GOOGLE  are among the biggest 3 mobile app brands. According to comscore , some of the largest digital media brands; specifically, Facebook, Google, Apple, Yahoo, Amazon and eBay. These six brands account for 9 of the top 10 most used apps, 16 of the top 25, and 24 of the top 50.

"The biggest mobile app brands"

November 14, 2015

85% of facebook's revenues comes from mobile advertising

Facebook's Revenues growth powered by its mobile advertising
"Mobile ads spuring Facebook zooming growth"

Between desktop advertising ,mobile advertising and payments, 85% of Facebook's revenue comes from mobile advertising

November 5, 2015

social media marketing automation tools: Most rated top 5

Most popular by ratings :Social media marketing automation tools
G2 Crowd Grid for Social Media Mgmt Software

3 pointers on what you need to know before deciding on the social media marketing automation tool

Some social media monitoring tools and marketing automation systems also offer social media management features. Alongside some marketing automation tools too provide social ability in terms of social media marketing...including to work with Twitter and Facebook as include and schedule tweets  and facebook posts
How to choose a social media automation tool

1) Number of users
2)features and functionalities
3)Integration with your over digital marketing analytics

However it has be to primarily based on your needs. If Social media marketing is a core and heart of your marketing you can consider some of the options here .The Market share Perception map shows the leaders, the laggards and the contenders .

Among the top 3 are  1)social studio  2)Tweetdeck  3)hootsuite and 4)sprout

The high performers include 1)Sendible 2)Agorapulse 3)Buffer  4)cision 54)Growsocial.

November 3, 2015

Stock market returns in the last one year: Twitter vs LinkedIn

How has the Twitter Stock fared in the last one year compared to Linkedin
Twitter One year Stock market Return
Linkedin One year stock Market returns

November 2, 2015

which tech company pay the highest salaries to H1B visa holders

H1B VISA Average Median Salary :Which Technology major pays the highest

Among the 5 major tech giants Facebook pays the highest salary to the H1B visa foreign workers.With $130,000 median annual salary, the worlds biggest social network ranks 1st, followed by Apple who pays $123,000 and ranks second as the second biggest paymaster to H1V visa holders.

Google pays  a median salary of $120,000 annually. Microsoft and Amazon takes the 4th and 5th rank the bottom among the top 5 Tech Companies with 118,000 and 109,000 respectively
Amazon ranks right at the bottom of the pile having increased their pay to H1B visa holders by mere 6% since 2013

While Google has cut its average salary by 5% from what it used to pay in 2014, Apple and Microsoft  both has increased their pay to H1B holders by 3%.
Facebook and Amazon has kept their compensation to H1B foreign workers unchanged. Microsoft meanwhile  has raised it by 3% .

October 28, 2015

September 18, 2015

Facebook Social Signal Tool could signal the death knell for print media

In what could be a " death knell to a already fledging newspaper  and print industry, Facebook introduced a social signal platform that allows journalists to discover,find and  embed news content    as it tries to  entice news reports and journalists " to  use Facebook as a content syndication tool as a vital part of their news gathering process

The tool, which pulls from both Facebook and Instagram, allows journalists the opportunity “to make Facebook a cornerstone  more vital part of their news gathering with access to relevant trends, photos, videos, and posts on Facebook and Instagram for use in their storytelling and reporting”
Announcing this in a  blog post Andy Mitchell, Director of Media Partnerships
Last week Facebook introduced its Mentions app to all of its verified profiles, allowing journalists and celebrities the opportunity to broadcast live video streams and create posts that only go out to their followers.
This annoucement follows Facebook launching its Mention App