We talk to Viral Nova editor Sara Heddleston about how to keep readers coming back for more, and how her team uses Spike to find great stories every day.
We look at the importance of ‘selling’ your stories when posting to social media, in order to boost sharing.
Earlier this week, NewsWhip’s Social Media Editor Liam Corcoran spoke on the topic of attracting and keeping new readers through social media at the International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam. The key points of the talk are outlined here.
The news that the first case of Ebola had been confirmed on US soil was a huge international story over the last two days. We look at the data to figure out how the story spread on Facebook and Twitter.
Our new infographic shows the rise in sharing of news on Facebook in 2014, along with the biggest stories, sites, most popular categories, top tips, and more.
NewsWhip tracks the spread of all content on social media. This is a frothy space, with dramatic increases in the volume of content being shared, and the corresponding traffic coming to publishers and brands from that content. Here, we try and explore where we are in the “social distribution hype cycle.”
40 million, 50 million, 47 million. How do BuzzFeed get so many interactions on Facebook every month?
It’s time for our monthly social rankings – who’s ahead, who’s dropped off, and who’s new?
What if front pages were selected by newspapers’ readers instead of their editors?
With the Winter Olympics well under way in Sochi, we took a look at our data from Spike to see what snow-related stories really got people sharing.
Following on from our posts on the biggest Twitter and Facebook publishers of last month, we present the biggest LinkedIn publishers of last month, from Forbes to Wired.
Following on from our January Facebook publishers rankings, here are the biggest Twitter publishers of last month, according to our Spike database.