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[26 Feb 2014 | 3 Comments | ]
The Impact of the It Can Wait Campaign on Teen Driving Culture

Major mobile carriers like AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon have banded together, spending millions to convince teens not to use their services. The powerful It Can Wait campaign urges teens (and drivers of all ages) to wait until they get to their destination before reading, writing or sending text messages. According to Distraction.gov, drivers are twice as likely to crash if they are texting while in motion.

The campaign’s adverts depict gut wrenching stories in an aim to save lives…

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[3 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Cyber Monday Sets a New Sales Record. Mobile Soars.

Was it ever in doubt?

This year’s Cyber Monday set a new one-day online shopping record.

Cyber Monday Online Sales increased by over 20% year over year. Sales were boosted by a strong 55% growth in mobile sales according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Mobile sales accounted for 17% of all total online sales. 11.7% of sales were from tablets. Amazing.

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[15 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Sobering Cyberbulling Statistics [Infographic]

1 in 6 teens are cyberbullied.

Teens who are cyberbullied are 3,5x more likely to attempt suicide than those who aren’t bulled.

Cyberbullying is defined as the “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell
phones, and other electronic devices.” Currently 80% of teens are on cell phones and on social media sites giving them the almost unhindered ability to communicate with one another for good or bad….

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[11 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Christopher Columbus Sold Slaves & Fed Natives to Dogs

Christopher Columbus Day – Celebrating a Hero or Horrible, Horrible Man!
So Columbus Day has arrived. A nice national holiday to celebrate great Christopher Columbus who found the new world and proved that the earth was round. That is what he did right? Or did he?
We celebrate Christopher Columbus Day just as we do with the likes with the likes of Martin Luther King & Abraham Lincoln. An amazing group to be associated with. There must be good reasons right?
There is no way we celebrate a man who heartlessly murdered the …

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[16 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Are Teenagers bored of Facebook? [Infographic]

Did you know…

– Facebook usage among teens in the US has declined 7% in the last 6 months?
– Facebook users are getting older?
– Tumblr has become the biggest player in teen usage?
– Mothers are taking over Facebook!?

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[31 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
What Happens Online in 60 Seconds [Infographic]

So what happens online in any given minute? How about…

2 million searches on Google
72 hours of video uploaded on youtube
1.8 million likes on facebook
11,000 searches on linkedin…

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[12 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Three Easy Ways to Protect Your Child on Facebook

From the bus stop to the home computer, kids are vulnerable little creatures. Even in the comfort of home sitting right beside you on the couch, your child is essentially exposed to online predators and Internet dangers while playing on a laptop. And the moment they log onto Facebook, they’re open to whole new world that, without boundaries and limitations, threatens their safety…

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[13 Mar 2013 | 7 Comments | ]
Is Marketing why Samsung got so big this year?

This past year there was a significant shift in the smartphone world. Samsung has vaulted up the charts and have become a huge player alongside Apple. With the launch of Apple iPhone, the smartphone industry was for a while a one big-player industry. As blackberries and palms faded into obscurity, there was Apple and everyone else.

Here’s a question: How much of that has been due to Samsung’s increased marketing spend?

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[10 Dec 2012 | One Comment | ]
New Social Media Revolution 2013 Video

A refresh of the Social Media Revolution video is out. The numbers are staggering and continue grow in a phenomenal pace. Whether this incredible social media growth good for our world or bad is hard to tell….

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[7 Dec 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Yipes. 144.8 Billion Emails are Sent Every Day!

In the time it took you read this sentence, 20 Million emails were written!
If you are a slow reader, maybe even more!

How many emails do YOU send per day. 10? 20? 50?
Yes this includes quick replies, personal and work related.

Please respond in comments below as well as take our polls!

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[2 Nov 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Can’t Sleep? It’s the iPad’s fault. Study says so.

A recent study by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lighting Research Center, studied the impact of backlit devices such as the iPhone and iPad at on our production of Melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland that helps induce drowsiness and lower body temperature, both important to help us to fall sleep. The research shows that two ours of tablet use before bed can suppress melatonin production up to 22%. In English, that means tablet use is making it harder for us to fall asleep…

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[21 Jul 2012 | 11 Comments | ]
Can We Live Without Smartphones? Statistics Says You Will Panic

QUESTION:
How much time you spend a day staring at your smartphone?
How many of you have an iPhone but really don’t need it? Honestly.

Is it the first thing you grab for when you wake up in the morning?
The last thing you look at before you go to bed?

54% of people say they do all of the above. You?