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[12 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]
Are You Addicted to the Internet? Statistics. [Infographic]

Are You Addicted to the Internet?

The internet is a tool we use in our every day lives. We use it to look up information, we use it to communicate, we use it to socially connect with others, we read the news, play games, and sometimes simply waste hours on end watching youtube videos or reading pointless articles. There is a good chance you used the internet in some form within the last few hours whether to check mail or browse to kill time…

..so are you addicted? See this fun infographic full of statistics.

Internet, Social Media, Video »

[1 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Youtube Statistics – 2 Billion Views Per Day [Infographic]

Youtube Views Per Day Statistics

YouTube has surpassed 2 billion views per day.

Check out this cool little YouTube infographic that summarizes some of the astounding numbers.

24 hours of video uploaded every minute
Average person spends 15 minutes a day on YouTube
and many more interesting statistics….

Internet, Social Media »

[27 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Top 10 General Security Tips for Facebook

Top 10 General Security Tips for Facebook

Facebook is growing at a rapid rate, and now with Facebook open graph, they are looking to “socialize” all the world’s large webpages to be custom to your profile and social network.

So how do we protect our privacy?
[1] The #1 Facebook security tip is to set your Facebook privacy settings.

Internet, Social Media »

[20 May 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Complete Facebook Privacy Settings Checklist

Facebook Privacy Concerns Overblown
There has been a lot of news about Facebook Privacy concerns in news lately. However in my opinion, it’s being overblown by the media because it is a juicy subject to talk and write about. It capitalizes on the new big fear of privacy in the rapidly growing online world. But recent history shows that privacy concerns are short lived. Privacy issues always come up whenever large companies like Google or Facebook launches something new and different (i.e. Google Buzz, Facebook News Feeds etc). Usually the companies …

Internet, Social Media »

[11 May 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Growth of Social Media Statistics Video: Socialnomics

We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how well we DO it,” – Erik Qualman

Facebook 3rd Largest Country in the World

In the beginning of 2009, Mark Zuckerberg (founder of Facebook) proudly stated that if Facebook was a country it would be the 8th largest country in the world. As of 2010? It would stand as the third largest country in the world, right behind China & India and ahead of the United States…

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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.

Video Games »

[18 Mar 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Girl Starves to Death as Parents Raise Virtual Child

Recently a Korean couple, Kim Yoo-chul and Choi Mi-sun, was arrested for the neglect of their child as they devoted themselves to hours of playing a computer game which involved of all things, raising a virtual child.

The 41-year-old man and 25-year-old woman, who they themselves originally met through a chat site, had left their infant unattended for long periods of time as they went to internet cafes to raise their virtual child…

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[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Internet Growth Map Visuals 1998-2008

What would happen if the internet crashed completely and we were unable to recover it for months?

BBC News recently put up a visual map showing the internet growth from 1998 to 2008. You can scroll through each year and visually see when and where the internet started to grow.

Within 10 years, it is astonishing how quickly the internet penetrated into our daily lives. It was only a decade ago that we all survived freely without the “internet” or “email”…

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[22 Feb 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
South Korea: World’s Fastest Internet, PC Gaming Capital

Internet Speeds Getting Faster, Asia Leads the Way

Internet speed around the world continues to become faster as technologies advance. That is not a surprise. However the speed difference between a country like Korea and the United States are quite startling.

South Korea, who already has the fastest connection in the world, continues to increase their national internet speed at the fastest rate as well. Korea owns 6 of the top 10 fastest cities in Asia and as a country averages 14.6 Mbps. Compare that to the United States where only 4.4% of users are above 10 Mbps…

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[16 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Google Buzz – What is the Purpose?

What is Google Buzz?

On Tuesday February 9th, Google suddenly swooped into the social media fray by introducing Google Buzz. What is Google Buzz? It is a twitter like service for sharing thoughts, multimedia and other information with your friends who are also part of Gmail.

So what is the big deal?

Internet »

[8 Feb 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
Nobel Peace Prize Nominates.. the Internet

Nominees for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize includes a Russian human rights group, a Chinese dissident and of course the Internet.

Say what?

The Internet to Win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Yes, the Internet was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. This is the year after Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize for doing nothing at the time he won.

Does the Internet really warrant consideration?

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[23 Jan 2010 | 16 Comments | ]
Children Media Consumption: 7.5 Hours a Day

A New Media Consumption Study shows children watch 7.5 Hours of Media per Day. That is almost as much time as adults spend at work except adults only work 5 days a week!

Kaiser Family Foundation found increased usage in online media consumption, music listening, video games, tv shows among other mediums resulting in nearly 11 hours of constant media intake. Much of the growth is contributed by the the increase in various media devices such as cell phone ownership.

The media consumption statistics are very fascinating. Tons of great info. Check it out.