NASA Astronaut Sends First Vine Video from Space

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman has shared the first Vine Video from the International Space Station. NASA which has been active on many social media platforms has had a great sucess in connecting with the people. This video is taken from about 250 miles above earth. Showing Sun setting over the earth. Recently Chris Hadfield recorded David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” & posted on youtube. This has got millions of views. NASA is also on instagram with great pics of the planet & our system.

The vine says

“1st Vine from space! Single Earth orbit. Sun never sets flying parallel w/terminator line #ISS #Exp40 @astro_alex”

Ellen DeGeneres Oscars selfie – The Most Retweeted Post Ever

During the 86th Academy Awards, Ellen DeGeneres Oscars selfie has become the Most Retweeted Post Ever. During the live show (8:30 p.m.-12:00 midnight ET) there were more than 14.7 million Tweets around the world containing terms related to the telecast of the event. The tweet has got 2,494,813 retweets & 1,233,198 favorites. After the show, @TheEllenShow’s follower growth was 47 times more than her average daily growth rate this year. Find out more Twitter stats about the show at Twitter’s blog

Ellen DeGeneres oscars selfie

Ellen DeGeneres oscars selfie

#RahulSpeakstoArnab – Social Media Reactions & its impact on 2014 General Elections

Rahul Gandhi’s interview on Times Now channel by Arnab Goswami created a lot of furore on social media. #RahulSpeakstoArnab, #RahulGandhi & many other tweets related to the interview was trending on Twitter. Facebook, twitter, Youtube & other social media platforms provided a great avenue for discussion related to the interview. Millions of tweets & impressions on #RahulSpeakstoArnab made the hashtag trend in the top spot.

This also made Times Now channel to be the first on twitter with millions of mentions. Social Media will play an important role in the next 2014 general elections. Social Media will play a key role in More than 100’s of Lok Sabha constituencies. Political parties have also taken to social media to woo the voters. Many are hiring PR agencies to actively build their social profile. Below is a slideshow on Top Tweets on #RahulSpeakstoArnab.

Vine Videos can now be experienced on the web at Vine.co

Vine, twitter’s popular video service, can now be experienced on the web at Vine.co. Initially launched as a mobile app, has grown to become a very popular video service. It is available on iOS, Android & Windows app as well. Login to vine.co to view your home feed and like, comment, and share videos like you do on app. You can also share your profile so others can see your posts. A new feature “TV mode” has been added on the web to watch vine videos. Clicking TV mode lets you view the collection of videos in sequence.

vine.co

vine.co

Major Social Media Events – 2013

Social Media played a crucial role in 2013 for brands, news, marketers & others. Social media established itself as a top priority area for brands to focus & connect with the customers. 2013 also saw the rise of Vine & Instagram videos. Pinterest, Facebook mobile, Twitter & youtube had a great year in 2013.

The State of Social Media 2013
The State of Social Media 2013 by Infographic Promotion