Social Media Week is a worldwide event exploring the social, cultural, and economic impact of the growing social media field. Late this February, the conference came to New York and featured panels with a variety of professionals and thought-leaders from the field. The mcgarrybowen social media team had the opportunity to attend sessions and bring back learnings about tricks of the trade, industry trends, and data.Read More
Twitter reported that the 2012 Olympics in London generated 150 million tweets, with Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt’s gold medal finishes in the 200m and 100m races resulting in the most Twitter chatter during the Games (80,000 tweets per minute and 74,000 tweets per minute, respectively).Read More
This year for Internet Week New York 2012, a few mcgarrybowen Social Media Specialists attended talks and events. This was the 5th year that the event has graced NYC for an entire week and celebrated the city’s thriving Internet industry and community.
Post-conference, the team took some time to summarize some of the most inspiring panels. Including thoughts on the marriage between search and social and what makes a video go viral. There was a lot to learn and a number of innovative speakers and companies to interact with at IWNY, we hope you find some inspiration as well.Read More