Podcast: How Much Time Do We Waste on Social Networks?

On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog revealed a chart that shows precisely how much time people can waste online over the course of five years. Now that the internet has our attention, social media platforms are ready to start beefing up their advertising options for marketers.

On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boogrevealed a chart that shows precisely how much time people can waste online over the course of five years.

Twitter just released its self-serve advertising suite for all users to promote their work on the social network. Meanwhile, Foursquare’s  in-app ad program could bring big changes to the network when it rolls out this summer. Yahoo has also given some of its advertising units a new look.

Press play below to listen. The show was hosted by GalleyCat editor Jason Boog. Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Image by prapass via Shutterstock. Music by Kevin MacLeod.