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Facebook’s Mobile Base Is 1 Billion Users Bigger Than All of Twitter

Facebook now counts more than 1.3 billion mobile users, putting its smartphone-based audience at a billion more people than Twitter attracts as a whole. That is one of the most revealing numbers showing why Facebook is dominating the mobile-ad market while Twitter continues to struggle.

Reddit’s Big Challenge Is Drawing Newcomers to the Sprawling, Quirky Community

Reddit's new CEO has revealed what he sees as the biggest issue facing his massive online community—how to attract and keep new users.

This X-Rated Snapchat Account Disappeared After Exposing the Wild Side of College Life

Snapchat's gone wild. College kids have turned one of the app's most popular features—My Story—into a crowdsourced stream of public debauchery.

Report: Brands Are Now Posting More to Instagram Than Facebook

Instagram is luring brands away from Facebook, according to a new report from research firm L2, which found that brands now post more content on the photo-sharing app.

10 Must-See Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

Instagram is a juggernaut. Snapchat is a phenomenon, and Kik and Line are basically killing it. What do all these have in common? They represent the latest in mobile and digital communications. The messaging craze has continued to evolve in surprising ways, and in ways marketers can start to take advantage of.

Instagram Will Hit 100 Million U.S. Users by 2018

Already bigger than Twitter with 300 million monthly users globally, Instagram is on track to reach 100 million users in the U.S. alone within three years.

Instagram Is Now Bigger Than Twitter With 300 Million Monthly Users

Instagram now has 300 million monthly users, picking up 100 million since March. The photo- and video-sharing app has surpassed Twitter's official user count of 284 million.

Less Than Half of Snapchat’s Users Are in the U.S.

Some may think that Snapchat could be a gold mine of revenue for millennial-focused marketing, but Emily White, chief operating officer at the mobile messaging app, acknowleged today that monetization efforts aren’t coming soon.

Twitter Is Considering Any Change That Will Convert Visitors to Logged-In Users

Twitter has 271 million users who are active and logged in, but then there are many more visitors who never announce themselves.

All Those Kik Pics From Strangers Will Now Be Blurred

Mobile messaging app Kik is giving users new controls to protect against unwanted anonymous advances, the company said today. The app will censor images from strangers to limit lewd content being shared by surprise, explained Heather Galt, Kik’s head of marketing and safety.