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[23 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Emailing in Bed, when Sick & on Vacation

How often do you check your work email?
Every day? Every couple hours? Every hour?

As internet access becomes more available everywhere from cafes to bookstores to the booming smartphone market, checking email has become almost second nature for most individuals.

A recent survey by Harris Interactive conducted in the US and in the UK, showed that for Americans, 72% of the people check work email during non-business hours…

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[20 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]
James Cameron Shooting “Avatar 2” 7 Miles Underwater?

James Cameron Shooting Avatar 2 Underwater?
James Cameron is planning to shoot some of Avatar’s Sequel 6.8 miles under water…

Why would James Cameron do such a thing when he could easily do it through CG and special effects?

James Cameron has always had a passion for exploring the deep having shot deep sea documentaries such as Aliens of the Deep and Ghosts of the Abyss.

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[6 Jul 2010 | 16 Comments | ]
News: Delete Facebook Page Original Admin

Delete the Original Admin on your Facebook Page

Quick News for those in work in the social media world.

For over a year, Facebook Pages have been used by businesses and organizations to connect and communicate with their users. However one grave oversight was that whoever created the Facebook Page would be locked in as an admin for life.

After a year, Facebook finally answers..

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[29 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Third of US Teenagers sends 3,000+ Texts a Month

Prepare for an overload of Teenager Texting Statistics:

Half of teens send 50 or more text messages a day, or 1,500 texts a month. One in three send more than 100 texts a day (or more than 3,000 texts a month.)

15% of teen texters send more than 200 texts a day, or more than 6,000 texts a month.

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[1 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Most Famous April’s Fools Day Jokes in History by the Media

Most Famous List of April Fool Jokes in History by the Media
Sorry folks, no april fool jokes this time. But you can relieve the last year’s April Fools Joke! [link after the jump]

Meanwhile, just for your entertainment on this fine day. Grabbed straight from Wikipedia.

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[29 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
Tim Tebow’s CBS Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad Battle on Facebook

Have you ever heard of a viral video that no one has seen? Focus on the Family has shot a pro-life spot featuring the college superstar and former Heisman Winner Tim Tebow. The spot will star Tim Tebow and his mother who will discuss how she went against the doctor’s advice to abort her son due to a life threatening infection. After contracting a dangerous infection during a mission trip to the Philippines, doctors recommended she terminate her pregnancy, fearing she might die during childbirth. They named their son “Timmy” who later was known to the world as Tim Tebow, the University of Florida’s Quarterback who led his team to national championships in 2006 and 2008.

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[3 Oct 2009 | 8 Comments | ]
Euthanasia: Naturalism vs the Sanctity of Life

Is Truth Relative? Do we have a “right” to do as we please?

Is abortion wrong because the child is a human being and no one has the right to kill a child? Or should abortion be considered a valid option because it is in the right of the mother to determine whether they can or want the child? How about the right of a person to kill oneself? Do old sickly people have the right to end their own lives? Can other people assist them? Stop them? The debates continue but underlying these discussions is a much deeper battle: the battle in the validity of the sanctity of life.

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[29 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
How Politicians, Media & Advertising Influence our Minds

Media doesn’t affect me that much
If you think media does not influence you all that much, you got another thing coming. There is a reason corporations spend billions of dollars on advertising. It works. It influences our behaviors, our values, and plays to our emotions.

So how do politicians, media, and advertisers utilize our lack of knowledge on a particular topic to their advantage? Authority Figures.

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[30 May 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
Facebook vs MySpace vs Twitter Statistics: Raising $200 Million

Facebook vs Myspace vs Twitter Growth Statistics
Facebook vs Myspace vs Twitter Visitor Statistics (via ComScore)
Facebook started off as a small social network popular among some college students. Then in the past few years Facebook’s users have skyrocketed as Facebook went mainstream. First among college students, then once it was open to the public, it blew the gates open as millions of new users young and old joined to check out this new social network. In April 2009, the social network passed 300 million unique visitors a month according to ComScore. …

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[13 May 2009 | One Comment | ]

Twitter US Visitors Growth in 2009
Twitter Statistics

60% Abandonment Rate

There was some recent news about Twitter having a whopping 60% abandonment rate. This means that for every 5 people using twitter, 3 people decide not to continue using it. This makes sense as Twitter perks curiosity but not many people can maintain or want to maintain a continual feed of “tweets”. This is the same reason there are millions of blogs that are never updated. It is simply a lot of work! We can vouch for it!

17 Million Unique US Visitors …

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[13 Mar 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Social Network Media Connection
Social Network Moves Up
A new study released by Nielsen has shown that Social Networking has overtaken email as the most popular internet activity. As popular social networks like Facebook and MySpace have features built to stay in communication with friends and connections many people are utilizing those communication mediums to “email” or “chat” or “post” with one another.
Nielsen reports that “member communities” exceeds email participation 67% to 65%. This is in conjunction with the fact that social networking and blogging is growing twice as fast as other …

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[23 Feb 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Teen Sharing Explicit Photos Everywhere
“What teens and young adults are doing electronically seems to have an effect on what they do in real life: Nearly one-quarter of teens (22%) admit that technology makes them personally more forward and aggressive. More than one-third of teens (38%) say exchanging sexy content makes dating or hooking up with others more likely and nearly one-third of teens (29%) believe those exchanging sexy content are “expected” to date or hook up.”
This articles discusses how social media sites as well as advances in communicative technology via …