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[8 Oct 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
3 Ways Steve Jobs & Apple Ushered the Mobile Marketing Age [Infographic]

Those who are now reading articles about how Steve Jobs was a visionary may not realize how much he really revolutionized every industry he touched. It isn’t just the iPod product or the iPhone product that he helped bring to conception. He created brand new industries and millions of jobs. Numerous companies out there can credit their existence to much of what Steve Jobs contributed to the technology sector…

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[30 Sep 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Most Followed Twitter Users & Brands [Infographic]

Twitter Growth History Visualized

Twitter has been growing very quickly and has changed a lot over time. In the beginning many were wondering, what was the point? Is it a bunch of teenagers chatting away?

Slowly twitter is becoming more defined as a medium of communication for businesses, brands, celebrities, customer service and a place to connect to professionals and those with similar interests. Twitter has also become a valid source of news information and quick way get a pulse on any trending topic.

See the top twitter brands with the most followings after the jump.

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[8 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Study says Facebook Users are Narcissist! [Study]

A new study determined that the overuse of Facebook can lead to the development of psychological disorders in teens. Some sample findings:

– Teens who use Facebook show more narcissistic tendencies.
– Young adults who use Facebook show more psychological issues such as mania, anti-social behavior and aggression.
– Children who overuse media and technology (ex. Facebook, Video Games, TV) tends to show negative effects on health. They are more prone to depression, anxiety, and other psychological problems.

click in to see more…

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[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Bad Idea: eReading while Driving [Infographic]

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!

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[17 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Social Media Consume 1 out of every 6 Minutes

Social Networks all Consuming: Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter & More

Time spent on social networking has doubled since 2007. Facebook, Twitter leads the way in the ever growing social media presence. ComScore released their latest figures on this social media growth.

The average U.S. online user spends 1 out of every 6 minutes on a social networking site!…

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[23 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]
Young People More Comfortable Online than Offline

This just in. Shocking story! A study from Kidscape, a children’s charity, showed that young people feel more comfortable with themselves online than they are offline. 45% of 11-18 year olds said they were happier online.

” [it’s] easier to be who you want to be, because nobody knows you and if you don’t like the situation you can just exit and it is over. ”

Ok. So not really shocking.
Is any of this surprising to you?

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[13 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
$1B Social Gaming Market plus w/ $653M in Virtual Good Spend!

This year, social gaming is expected to become a billion dollar market according to an emarketer report. One Billion Dollars.

I’m sure you’ve seen them, maybe on Facebook, “Bob has leveled up to warrior class 3 and found the golden lamp”. You get enough of those, you start wanting to hurt Bob.

Some crazy stats & sarcastic dry humor after the jump.

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[21 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
How is Twitter Doing? What is it For!

For the majority of internet users, if they were asked what the purpose of Twitter was, they would draw a blank. No worries. You are not alone.

Twitter still hasn’t found a unique and clear identity, however, what we do know is this…

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[8 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Did You Know 92% of Toddlers Are Online!

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!

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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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[13 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Experts Say Gen Y Will Not Grow Out of Social Networking

Will Social Networking continue strong among the youth as they enter adulthood?

A new survey released by the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that the majority of technology experts and stakeholders firmly believe that social networking and online sharing is here to stay among today’s youth or Generation Y.

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[14 Jun 2010 | One Comment | ]
Media Owned by the Big 6: GE, Disney, CBS, Viacom, Time Warner,  & News Corp.

False Security in Diversity
As you flip through 3000 channels, listen to numerous radio stations, and cruise around the Internet – you may be thinking how great it is to have access to so many different ideas and shows. But the truth is that through years of mergers and acquisitions, very few media corporations control most of all that we see, hear, and take in giving them vast control over our culture and the way we view the world.