Tag: social networking

Wave 6 Report: Users Spent More Time On Social Networking

Wave 6 Report: Users Spent More Time On Social Networking

UM EMEA research team has conducted Wave 6 – a global social media study. From 2006, UM has embarked on this journey to measure the scale and impact of social media across the globe. The latest one studies the social behavior in 62 countries with 42K respondents i.e. active internet users.

Social media changing convention coverage

Social media changing convention coverage

On the surface, television networks will cover the upcoming Republican and Democratic national conventions much like they have the past few election cycles — generally an hour each night on the big broadcasters, more or less full time with the cable news networks.

Weird and Wacky Intranet Contests

Weird and Wacky Intranet Contests

“Weird and wacky” covers whatever is unusual, funny, or strange. These contests will help increase activity in your intranet, provide opportunities for staff to know each other better, and relieve office stress.

6 Must-Download Apps of 2012

6 Must-Download Apps of 2012

Here are must-download apps of 2012 so far.

Pinning your marketing hopes on social media

Pinning your marketing hopes on social media

Keeping up with social media trends is no easy task. New networks are launched with alarming regularity and backing the wrong horse can be commercial, and credibility, suicide. With that in mind, what site is going to be the next big thing?

Relationships and social networks influence weight gain

Relationships and social networks influence weight gain

Weight loss products, plans and programs are a multi-billion dollar business. The cover of every woman’s magazine at the supermarket check-out headlines at least one breakthrough finding for how to lose those extra pounds – along with a photo of some irresistible dessert and page number where we can find the recipe.

Study: Homeless people find equality, acceptance on social networking sites

Study: Homeless people find equality, acceptance on social networking sites

Many have argued the Marxist theories of a classless society died with the collapse of the Soviet Union and a faltering Cuba, but a University of Dayton study has found a place where such approaches may have a shot of survival—Facebook, and other social networking sites.

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Let’s face it: infographics are a dime a dozen these days. In a typical day of internet scouring, you’re likely to see various infographics covering a plethora of topics – from Facebook to football, from sex to sedentary lifestyles. You get the picture.

Social networks platform for autism, breast cancer raises $1.7M in seed funding

Social networks platform for autism, breast cancer raises $1.7M in seed funding

A social networking platform developed for people with chronic illnesses such as autism and breast cancer has raised more than $1.7 million in seed funding.

Australian Police want in-house social network

Australian Police want in-house social network

The Police Force in the Australian state of New South Wales wants to build its very own social network.

What Developers Can Learn From Top Mobile Apps

What Developers Can Learn From Top Mobile Apps

When it comes to mobile app design and development, the best way to learn is often by observing what works in successful apps.

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Minutes after a shooting near the Oakland Airport this year, the gunman was on the loose. And police Sgt. Chris Bolton quickly fired off a flurry of text alerts to thousands of nearby residents through a social media tool for law enforcement agencies.