That finding -- included in a new report from Sprout Social -- suggests that consumers are looking to brands to rise above the current state of cultural discourse.
For Facebook, additional threats could come from new engagement platforms like Fortnite and Twitch, which bring consumers together in ways that Facebook doesn't.
A WARC review found that nearly every campaign entered into the international competition included a social element, while 71% of the winners were heavily invested in social.
Like Facebook Groups, Community Actions is also designed as a platform for likeminded folks to mull over their causes and hash out differences, as well as create events and fundraisers.
Sandra Bullock's star power and a weakness for apocalyptic thrillers contributed to more than 45 Netflix subscribers streaming the movie. So did some social media sorcery.
The Star Is Born actress racked up more than 253,000 mentions across social-media channels, per Talkwalker.
A privacy organization found some popular apps routinely send Facebook data the organization describes as "incredibly detailed" and "sometimes sensitive."
2018 will be remembered as the year that tech had to confront the power and responsibility of the platforms it created.
Regarding the roughly 90 civil-rights organizations that contributed to the audit, Facebook's Chief Operating Office Sheryl Sandberg said she is "grateful for their candor and guidance."
Yes, Google's ill-fated social network -- which many probably thought was gone -- was just given an official expiration date of April 2019. That's actually sooner than the August kill date Google announced earlier this year.