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[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 …

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[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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[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?

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[23 Sep 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Social Media Statistics Video – Growth & Impact

Social Media Statistics Viral Video
One of the benefits (and detriments) of YouTube has been the proliferation of information. More than ever, it is easy to transmit and share information through a variety of mediums.

Check out this captivating statistical video about the growth of social media. It asks the question, is social media a fad? Then it follows by bombarding you with the incredible growth and impact of social media on our every day lives.

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[7 Aug 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Teens Don’t Use Twitter, What the Tweet?

Twitter. A Trendy Social Media Site for Kids? No?
Most people I speak to think social network sites such as MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter are new, trendy and hip, but that does not mean it is popular among the youth?

Nielsen has released statistics showing that engagement among teenagers are low on Twitter.

So why aren’t teenagers engaged on Twitter?
Is it all that different than Facebook?

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[2 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Power of Images in Media & Iran’s Twitter Revolution

When I say Tiananmen Square Massacre, what is the first thought or image that comes to your mind? For the vast majority of people it is the image of the young man making a stand in front of the rolling tank.

Images are powerful and can leave a lasting impression and sway public opinion.

As you may or may not know, everyone has been following the news of the turmoil in Iran through the Internet. As journalists are not allowed (or more likely afraid) to officially transmit news out of that country, all the recently events have been followed through YouTube videos and twitter updates…

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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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[22 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

Twitter Fail Whale – Twouble with Twitter
What is Twitter?
Twitter is known as a micro-blogging site. It is a place where a person can create a Twitter profile where one can post entries or “tweets” of 140 characters or less. Friends and Strangers alike can follow your tweets just like anyone would follow a blog. Twitter is one of the most well known social networks today.
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Below are two fun viral videos that pokes fun at Twitter and the type of info that …

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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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[6 Mar 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

Social Media Networks: Unstoppable Growth
Social Media has been rapidly growing in the US in the last few years. Social networks such as Facebook and MySpace are now household names in the likes of Google and Yahoo. 1 out of every 5 people who go online have visited Facebook! It has impacted the way people communicate and relate with one another. People are more connected through easy access, however, as technology becomes more ubiquitous, general social skills and relationship building has taken a hit. It has caused unthinkable issues among the youth, …

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[13 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

Effects of Social Media in Law
In the past few years, the emergence of social media and the easy ability for users to communicate has drastically changed the news media landscape. Social online communities has allowed many users to united over various issues and form strong widespread interest groups. Whether through user generated news stories, opinion blogs, message boards, interest based websites, there is a large shift towards transparency and participation. In the minds of internet users, user reviews and opinions has become the source to get authentic, objective news.
A great …