Category: Social Networking

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.

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

In the wake of Salesforce.com’s aborted and just plain stupid attempt to trademark “Social Enterprise,” I decided to take a fresh look at how other social buzzwords have been doing.

Internet, decade later

Internet, decade later

Another fascinating infographics on Internet theme.

Social Network Designed for Only Two Lovers

Social Network Designed for Only Two Lovers

The free Pair app will help you create a social network designed for two lovers, a private way to share messages, pictures, maps and other digital material with your husband, wife, girlfriend or boyfriend.

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.

10 striking conclusions of the Social Media around the World 2012 study

10 striking conclusions of the Social Media around the World 2012 study

Today InSites Consulting published the third edition of its study “Social Media around the world” in collaboration with data and sampling partner SSI and translation agency No Problem!.

Who needs social? CanWeNetwork targets your location-based professional network

Who needs social? CanWeNetwork targets your location-based professional network

As startups continue to experiment with location-based networking, CanWeNetwork gives up the social pursuit in favor of business connections.

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.

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

Why do people use social networks? Is there a difference in how we approach and use personal and professional social media platforms, and are we a different person on each?

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.