Donald Trump admits using social media monitoring service for surprising reason

Hint: It's yellow!

Mentionlytics, an advanced web & social media monitoring service, has released an announcement indicating that President Donald Trump is now a subscriber to their online platform.

The service is primarily used for listening to what’s being said online about a brand or public figure. So, whenever someone posts something on a website or a social media platform, the subscriber can get notified and see these mentions in a Google Analytics-style dashboard.

When Mentionlytics was enquired about what topics Mr Trump is monitoring with their service, the company’s spokesperson replied:

“Mr Trump is mostly concerned for mentions to his hair. This is not a surprise as this is a very popular topic on the Internet, getting more than 2000 mentions per day as we can see from our statistics.”

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The spokesman has also added:

“Our R&D team is also working on a new Mentionlytics feature, which will use advanced image recognition technology to discover images of mr Trump’s hair on websites and Instagram photos!”

When President Trump was questioned on the matter he briefly replied: “April fools.” Well, maybe Mr Trump isn’t really using Mentionlytics to monitor what’s been said about his hair, but you can still try Mentionlytics for finding out more meaningful stuff about your brand! Try it here.

Are you gathering data about your brand from the Web and Social Media?

If not, you can do it instantly with Mentionlytics. Just head to https://www.mentionlytics.com/free-brand-monitoring/ and enter your brand's name to get started for free. You will be amazed by what you could find out about your brand that you never knew it existed.

Seeing this data is possible by performing simple search on Google or Social Media, but it's really hard to make sense of it, by looking it sparingly in this way. This is where Social Media Monitoring tools come into play. You can use a tool like this to automatically gather all this data for you everyday, analyze it, and give you useful insights that you can extremely helpful for your brand.

What's more, you can also get access to the same data for your competitors. Also, you can monitor keywords and phrases related to your industry, and this way you can get very useful consumer insights in real-time. These insights could cost hundreds of dollars to acquire from a research agency.

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About Manos Perakakis

Manos is a PhD candidate at Brunel University, researching User Experience and HCI. He has also been teaching Digital Marketing and Web Design to Bachelor degree students for the past 7 years. Additionally, he has been working as a Digital Marketing consultant and involved in several web projects, such as Mentionlytics. Follow Manos on Twitter