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Pinoys Spent the Longest Time on Social Media in the World in 2017, Says Report

We Are Social and Hootsuite's report gives an overview of the digital space in the Philippines and around the world

On average, a Filipino internet user spent three hours and 57 minutes per day on a social media platform in 2017. While that is slightly less than the 2016 average of four hours and 17 minutes, it is still the highest average ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 31, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Tech CEO Tweets Sex Hotline Number at Reporter

Hootsuite's chief told the writer questioning his company's value to call 1-800-EAT-DICK

This story originally appeared on EngadgetHootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes didn't like Bloomberg's report questioning his company's $1 billion valuation. He disliked it so much that he told its writer to call 1-800-328-3425 -- or 1-800-EAT-DICK. Bloomberg's write-up said the social media managing platform's true valuation is around $700 million to ...

by Mariella Moon  | March 03, 2017 12:00:00
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PH E-commerce Revenue to Hit $1.2 B in 2017

Local e-commerce is getting a boost from Filipinos who like to shop online during office hours, says Lazada

The total revenue of businesses selling online in the Philippines is seen to climb by 22 percent to $1.2 billion (Php59.7 billion) this year from $1 billion last year, according to statistics portal Statista.Statista also estimated that some 30.3 million people in ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 02, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

Do Filipinos Spend the Most Time on Social Media Because of Slow Internet?

Data shows there is a correlation between internet speed and how long people spend on social media

Digital in 2017, the latest report by social media agency We Are Social and social media management platform Hootsuite, showed that internet users in the Philippines led in time spent on social media, averaging 4.3 hours a day. This marks the second ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 25, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

Growing 27% in 2016, PH Now Has 60 Million Internet Users

No. 1 in the world, Filipinos are spending an average of 4.3 hours a day on social media

The number of internet users in the Philippines increased by 13 million or 27 percent from January 2016 to January 2017, according to a report by social media agency We Are Social and social media management platform Hootsuite. That's four times the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 24, 2017 07:00:00
Startup Tips

6 new social media marketing tools

It is time to review and update that tool set.

Social media is transforming the way brands market themselves online. Related: Top 20 Social-Media Tools to Add to Your Arsenal in 2016New platforms have emerged that continue to transform the way we communicate. These changes affect both how brands promote their message, and ...

by Anna Johansson  | June 25, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

8 social media management tips for small business owners

Because managing your business's social media pages is not like updating your Facebook page.

If you are a small business owner thinking about promoting your business, chances are you have set up your own Facebook or Instagram page. Small businesses are usually managed by a small team and, most likely, you are also running your own ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | April 08, 2016 09:00:00