Social Content Trends and Facts by Uplike | May 2014

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Uplike is the latest social mobile application to discover and share interests in a simple manner with your friends, family, and the rest of the world.



A new trend is also confirmed: animals’ selfies!

Always at the cutting edge of the latest fashionable content, Uplike gathered flagship social events of May through photos, videos, and websites: Mother’s day, the video of the cat saving a baby from a dog, and Memorial Day, among many others.

Trending categories are also changing through seasons: In May, Fashion & Beauty were the top categories (23% of the content added), followed by Selfie (15%), and food (13%). A new trend is also confirmed: animals’ selfies!

Workout stole the show to cupcakes with +33% content added in May. Wedding and summer had the wind in their sails too with respectively +39% and +57% of content. There is no doubt anymore, summer is coming!

The most popular videos also follow the trend: workout and food! Would it be the recipe of happiness?

First market is the United States (43%), followed then by France (20%), UK (10%), Mexico (8%), Italy (5%), and while our audience is mainly composed of females (61%), Uplike also targets males (39%), both mainly aged between 18/24 (29%) and 25/34 (26%).

What platforms do Uplike support?

Uplike is available for free on the Apple App Store and on Google Play. With its 4-stars rating, Uplike definitely collects excellent reviews and quickly reached half a million downloads!

Uplike in key dates:

December 2012: Launching of Uplike in beta version during LeWeb (Paris)
February 2013: Launching of an iOS beta version during the Mobile World Congress
June 2013: Uplike is awarded as “EU StartUp of the year 2013” by ICT Spring (Luxembourg) and finalist of TiE50 (Santa Clara, USA)
October 2013: Official launch of the Android version during the WebSummit (Dublin)
April 2014: Uplike is the second fastest growing young tech companies by TNW (Tech5)

Who’s behind Uplike?

Uplike relies on a team of experienced professionals with various backgrounds and profiles.

  • Emmanuel Françoise, CEO, 39, serial entrepreneur, created his first Internet company in 1995 (Creanet), plus is behind the following success stories: Overgame, TopFinance.
  • Jonathan Chemouny, Director of Strategy, 31, is an expert in SEM and business development.

Discover the trends and facts through our uplike infographics.

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