Articles tagged with: Media
Do you own a smartphone? A tablet? A eReader?
47% of Smartphone Owners use while driving. 20% Tablet Owners and 11% of eReaders Owners!
Nielsen came out with some research on how and when people use their mobile devices, from smartphones to tablets. Some of the findings are not surprising, but it’s interesting nonetheless.
Check out the Mobile Use Statistics!
Best April Fools Day Jokes Online
It’s that time of the year again. April Fools Day. More and more, you can’t believe a single thing you read on the web. I love it. Last year we summarized the Best April Fools Jokes in History. The year before we actually posted a fake april fools post. This year we’ll just be adding a few more recent online april fool jokes of note. We only included the latest. See last year’s post to see a fuller list. Enjoy!
Have you seen the Adjustment Bureau?
The Adjustment Bureau is a science-fiction, romance hybrid film featuring Matt Damon as David Norris, an aspiring politician aiming for the senator seat of New York who meets a mysterious ballet dancer on the night of his defeat. This brief encounter was orchestrated by agents from the Adjustment Bureau, a Bureau that constantly controls the fate of people’s lives. These agents intervene to guide people in the path they are intended to follow. Unfortunately things don’t go as planned. Through this story, the film touches on the theme between free will and predestination.
Social Media »
The impact of social media on actual live social interaction really cuts both ways. Yes it does open a venue in which people can hide behind computer, interact through online personalities, and perhaps under-develop their social abilities. It’s so much easier to comment or like someone’s post or post up updates about your own life. But in the same time, it does open a venue in which friends can interact more often which in itself can lead them to hang out more in the real world and keep up with one another when you probably wouldn’t have done so in the real world to begin with.
Where do you stand?
Everyone knows the story. Some kid found a blade in his snickers bar. Some other kid found a needle in his 3 musketeers. Now every mother and father is called to check all the candy a child receives before allowing them to eat it. Check for open packages. Check for sketchy pieces of candy. Your child’s life might depend on it!
But are these stories true? Or is Media Hype?
Should we be scared? Or is it an Urban Myth?
92% of US Toddlers Are Online!
How could this be!
The Internet security firm AVG, recently released a study of 2,200 mothers across the revealed that 81% of children 2 years or younger have some form of online presence! How much has the internet grown that 4 out of 5 kids are online so early on in their life. Online presence could mean anything from an uploaded video of their child, some photos up on the web, or in some cases a full profile on a social networking site.
Read on for some more amazing statistics!
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…
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.
Video Games »
Video Games »
EA’s Medal of Honor is one of the most successful and well known first-person shooters available. In October 12, the latest rendition is due to be released but with a twist – it takes place in Afghanistan and in multiplayer mode, you are allowed to play as the Taliban.
– Wait, what kind of video game allows you to play as the Taliban and shoot U.S. Soldiers?
– Don’t we still have soldiers still in Afghanistan?
… can you say controversy?
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.