Tag: web 2.0 collaboration

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!.

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?

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.

Infographic: Which social networks increase sales for retailers?

Infographic: Which social networks increase sales for retailers?

Research into social media and retail has shown that Facebook dominates in socially driven shopping, while Pinterest drives the highest average order value.

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.

Travelers Want More Tech and Mobile Services From Airports, Airlines

Travelers Want More Tech and Mobile Services From Airports, Airlines

Complaints about limited, expensive and choppy Wi-Fi are widespread among frequent flyers, but what about other mobile and tech services on planes and at airports?

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.

New Social Content Sharing Network From The Founders Of Twitter

New Social Content Sharing Network From The Founders Of Twitter

News broke recently that Twitter founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone had launched a new social media network centered around something we really love: sharing quality content.

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