SOCIALFLOW MEDIA APPEARANCES

 

SocialFlow is the leading expert in social media data. This is the collection of SocialFlow’s appearances on major national and international news networks. You can find our press releases and announcements here.
 

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Cheddar
12/02/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joins Cheddar Business to discuss Facebook’s handling of political advertising. While Twitter has made a decision to turn away all political advertising, Facebook has taken a different approach– not only allowing political ads but also not fact-checking or disallowing ads with untruths. Jim and Cheddar anchors Brad Smith and Hope King discussed the two platform’s differing strategies. They also talked about the news that Facebook will allow users to easily export their photos from the platform to Google.


BNN
11/19/2019 – Jim Anderson, CEO of SocialFlow, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss the rapid user growth of social media platform TikTok and why it worries lawmakers in Washington. Is there room for social platforms that originate outside of the US? Or are the problems surrounding Tik Tok unique to the politics surrounding China currently?


Fox Business News
11/06/2019 – SocialFlow CEO joins Fox Business News’ Varney & Company as the social media expert to talk about Tik Tok. Recently, Tik Tok has been under fire for its Chinese ownership. Jim and Varney discuss the possible dangers of children uploading videos to the platform and how the dangers compare and contrast to other social networks. Jim uses the example of the NBA’s recent controversy as an example of how the platform’s ownership could come into play.


BNN
10/31/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson join Stuart Varney on Fox Business News’ Varney & Company to discuss Facebook’s third-quarter earnings (2019). Another strong quarter for the tech titan despite controversy and talk of government regulation. Additionally, Stuart and Jim discuss Twitter’s announcement that they will no longer be running political advertising. While this will make a dent in the efforts to sway voters, politicians still have the power to post to their Twitter accounts.


Fox Business News
10/23/2019 – Jim Anderson, SocialFlow CEO joined Fox Business News’ “Varney & Company” ahead of and during Mark Zuckerberg’s hearing on Capitol Hill on October 23, 2019. Zuckerberg made the trip to DC to testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee about Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency project. But the committee members took the opportunity to ask questions about all aspects of Facebook’s business. Filling in for Stuart Varney, Charles Payne used Jim for industry expertise throughout the first hour of the testimony. Jim was joined by former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee in the segment.


Cheddar
10/23/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joined Baker and Nora on Cheddar’s “Between Bells” to talk about Mark Zuckerberg’s hearing on Capitol Hill. While ultimately there to talk about Libra, the Facebook CEO was grilled on a number of issues. Unlike his last appearance in DC, the elected officials seemed more prepared with a better understanding of technology, Facebook’s ad business and the platform in general.


Fox Business News
09/19/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joined Varney & Company on Fox Business News to discuss Mark Zuckerberg’s most recent trip to Washington, D.C. David Asman, filling in for Stuart Varney, and Jim discussed how Zuckerberg was “wining and dining” with several politicians while on the Hill and the implications for policy.


Cheddar
09/19/2019 – SocialFlow’s CEO Jim Anderson appeared on Cheddar to discuss Mark Zuckerberg’s most recent trip to DC. With many issues important to Facebook hanging in the balance, like privacy and antitrust regulation and Libra, their upcoming crypto-currency project, Mark’s visit is seemingly to build relationships and start conversations that would benefit Facebook in the face of regulation.


CNBC
09/04/2019 – Jim Anderson, CEO of SocialFlow, and Gene Munster, founder and managing partner at Loup Ventures, join CNBC’s “Power Lunch” team to discuss why technology stocks are under fire and what it means for the markets. The pair discussed today’s news that Google has been $170 million dollars for violating children’s privacy on Youtube. This fine is just the most recent example of fiduciary punishment doled out to the tech giant. Jim and Gene talk about the implications to Google and it’s financial future. Spoiler alert- $170 million to Google equates to just a slap on the wrist.


Fox Business News
08/29/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joins Stuart Varney on FBN’s Varney and Company to discuss the recent news that Facebook is dramatically increasing advertising cost. Ad rates could go as much as double year over year prompting a surge in stock price. With political spending ramping up for the 2020 presidential election, Facebook should see immediate and significant revenue from increased ad costs.


Cheddar
08/20/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson Joins Between Bells on Cheddar Business to talk about the current and future state of streaming media. With more competition, and more content, how do the streaming services set themselves up for success? Consumers only have 24 hours in a day and a finite budget for subscription services, so how can the media companies win. Between Bells looks at the relationship of HBO and parent company AT&T and speculates how they will position their myriad streaming properties to ensure success in the years to come.


BNN
07/25/2019 – Jim Anderson, CEO of SocialFlow, talks with BNN Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman on The Open about the regulatory scrutiny Facebook’s been under and how investors and users seem unfazed by this, as the company just reported better than expected earnings and revenue in its latest quarter. He also talks about how important crypto is to lessen the company’s overriding dependence on advertising.


Fox Business News
07/25/2019 – On the heels of Facebook earnings, SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson Joins FBN’s Varney & Company to explore how and why the stock keeps rising despite bad press and controversy. Is the app addictive or just habit-forming? The personal nature of the algorithm creates content tailored to each user and that keeps users coming back day after day.


Cheddar
07/24/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson join’s Cheddar’s Between Bells ahead of the Facebook Earnings call. With the recent announcement of 5 Billion dollars in FTC fines, analysts will be paying special attention to the earnings call. Anderson speculates that additional government oversight could lead to slower innovation. Any intervention that impacts advertising products would be the most problematic for Facebook as it drives the bulk of revenue. Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency project seemingly looks to even the balance so advertising isn’t disproportionally weighted.


Fox Business News
07/08/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joined Varney & Company to shed light on Facebook’s cryptocurrency project Libra and what to expect from regulations in the short term. Jim and Varney guest host Ashley Webster discuss why Facebook is taking this aggressive tact rather than just pursuing a more standard payment processing approach similar to Apple Pay. The panel discussed Big Tech and what global regulation could look like.


Cheddar
05/24/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joined Cheddar’s Between Bells program to talk about the Facebook announcement that the social platform removed more than 2.2 billion fake accounts throughout the first quarter of 2019. Anderson posited that while this is a large number, there may not be an upper limit to this type of behavior– with scripts and bots making it easy to commit fraud at scale. This news shows that Facebook is fighting fraud and those sowing social discord.


Fox Business News
05/24/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joins Fox Business News’s Stuart Varney of Varney & Company to discuss today’s news that Facebook has purged over 2 billion fake accounts. Jim explains to Stuart just how easy it is to create a Facebook account and extrapolates how bad actors can quickly and easily create accounts en masse. They also discuss Facebook’s charge into cryptocurrency.


Fox Business News
05/03/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joins Fox Business News’s Stuart Varney to talk about recent Facebook news. They discuss the news that broke this week that Facebook was building a cryptocurrency. Jim explained what that means and how users would use the new currency. Jim and Stuart also discussed the hate speech ban enacted this week by Facebook which started to restrict user access based on content.


BNN
04/25/2019 – SocialFlow’s Jim Anderson and BNN’s Jon Erlichman discuss Facebook’s Q119 earnings report and the market reaction. Despite talk of FTC fines of billions of dollars, share prices are up immediately following the earnings report. Instagram and stories successes are driving key growth metrics according to the report.


Cheddar
03/09/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joins Cheddar to discuss proposed UK regulations on tech companies. Anderson brings up the intricacies of the issues and posits that real change will likely take longer and be more complicated than thought at first blush.


BNN
03/26/2019 – Jim Anderson, SocialFlow CEO, joins BNN’s The Open to discuss Apple’s Showtime event. The Apple event, which started hours after this interview marks their first major foray into the services business after focusing more on goods up until this point.


Cheddar
03/18/2019 – Jim Anderson, SocialFlow CEO, joins the Cheddar broadcast to talk about Facebook and the New Zealand shooting. Facebook took down nearly 1.5million videos that spread from the initial shooter video. While Facebook is certainly wrapped up in the fallout from this terrible event, Jim argues that this is more a question of how to solve for humanity, rather than how to solve for tech.


Fox Business News
03/15/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson Joins Charles K on Varney & Co. to talk about the latest Facebook news. In light of the New Zealand shooting, Jim and Charles debate the role and responsibility and response of Facebook in the tragedy because of the live videos broadcasted through the social network.


Fox Business News
03/04/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson joins Stuart Varney on Fox Business News’ Varney & Co to discuss the future of Facebook. Despite an onslaught of bad press, Facebook users and advertisers remain strong. Anderson posits though that government regulations could be the thing that slows Facebook’s dominance.


BNN
01/31/2019 – SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson Joined Jon Erlichman on BNN Bloomberg’s The Open to discuss Facebook’s most recent earnings.


Fox Business News
01/31/2019 – SocialFlow’s Jim Anderson joins Stuart Varney on Fox Business News to give insight into Facebook’s latest earnings report. The future is still questionable for Facebook, as regulation looms, but we don’t know how or when the regulation will be put into action.


Cheddar
01/25/2019 – SocialFlow’s Jim Anderson joins Cheddar to discuss Facebook’s planned integration of WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messanger. Jim spoke of the implications of this announcement to both users and advertisers.