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Regulation is only way to stop social networks from learning more than we want, says researcher

Regulation is only way to stop social networks from learning more than we want, says researcher

Social networks have no incentive to inform users how data is gathered on them, a privacy researcher says

The State Of Social Media 2012 [STUDY]

In less than a decade, social media has rapidly integrated itself into our everyday personal and professional lives, with seemingly no corner of the planet untouched by its infectious charms.

Study Uncovers How Schools Actually Use Social Media (And If It Works)

Study Uncovers How Schools Actually Use Social Media (And If It Works)

Every college is apparently using social media, search engines, and blogs. Literally. According to a new study by UMass Dartmouth, 100% of colleges and universities surveyed are using some form of social media.

Internet, decade later

Internet, decade later

Another fascinating infographics on Internet theme.

Are Your Intranet Standards ‘Smart’?

Are Your Intranet Standards ‘Smart’?

Mark Morrell is an intranet pioneer who combines his experience of managing intranets and strategic thinking to help organisations improve the value of their intranets.

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

For American adults under 30, social media has far surpassed newspapers and has equaled TV as a primary source of daily news, according to a new study of news consumption trends by the Pew Research Center for the People & The Press.

Why Do We Use a QWERTY Keyboard?

Why Do We Use a QWERTY Keyboard?

Does the arrangement of letters on a keyboard baffle you? Well, it’s been that way since Christopher Sholes invented the typewriter in 1868.

Social network main channel to keep family and friends updated while traveling

Social network main channel to keep family and friends updated while traveling

More than three quarters of US travelers share travel experiences via social networks with the main purpose being to update their family and friends on their whereabouts, a recent survey shows.

Live discussion: to tweet or not to tweet?

Live discussion: to tweet or not to tweet?

‘To tweet or not to tweet’? That is the question for public sector leaders in an increasingly digital world.

Gartner: 10-15 Percent Of Social Media Reviews To Be Fake By 2014, Paid For By Companies

Gartner: 10-15 Percent Of Social Media Reviews To Be Fake By 2014, Paid For By Companies

Thanks to consumer’s increased reliance on social media ratings and reviews, enterprise spending on paid social media ratings and reviews is on the rise, making up 10 to 15 percent of all reviews by 2014, says a new Gartner report.

3 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Social

3 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Social

Why social media engagement is a defining element of the 21st century, and the success of your business relies on your participation.

Social game players continue ditching desktops for mobile

Social game players continue ditching desktops for mobile

Mounting evidence points to mobile devices replacing social networks as the dominant platform for casual games — a trend underlined by audiences for the top Facebook titles shrinking rapidly.