Tag: software development

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!.

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?

Why Networking Success May Be All in the (Business) Cards

Why Networking Success May Be All in the (Business) Cards

Nothing beats face-to-face networking when it comes to driving new revenue, small business owners say. Online social networks don’t hold a candle to in-person efforts when it comes to making the cash register sing, a new 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 Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

Social Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

A study of millions of Facebook users on Election Day 2010 has found that online social networks can have a measurable if limited effect on voter turnout.

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.

How Instagram became the social network for tweens

How Instagram became the social network for tweens

Well-intentioned parents who’ve kept their tweens off Facebook are catching on to the workaround: kids are turning to Instagram, the photo-sharing app that may as well be a social network.

Infographic: Are You Revealing Too Much on Social Networks?

Infographic: Are You Revealing Too Much on Social Networks?

Social-networking sites are a hacker’s dream: a sometimes poublic online community where unsuspecting people post personal information. But what information can and should be posted on social networks?

92% Of U.S. Companies Have Used Social Networks For Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

92% Of U.S. Companies Have Used Social Networks For Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has revolutionized the business world and has quickly established itself as the primary source of recruitment for companies worldwide, and with good reason – it’s cost-effective, fast and scalable, allowing organizations of all shapes and sizes to source potential hires and easily profile their characters