Tag: web 2.0 development

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 demographics 2012: 24 sites including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Social media demographics 2012: 24 sites including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

If you ever wanted to know the age and sex of social media users on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Reddit, Hacker News, Slashdot, Github, Stack Overflow, Orkut, Quora, WordPress.com, Blogger, Flickr, Myspace, Tagged, Hi5, LiveJournal, Yelp, deviantART, StumbleUpon, Goodreads and Last.fm – you’re in luck.

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?

25% online time spent on social networks, 4 out of 5 Indians use Facebook

25% online time spent on social networks, 4 out of 5 Indians use Facebook

Analysis of the top online activities in India found that social networking accounted for 25.2 percent of all time spent online in June, an increase of 0.8 percentage points from the previous year, as social media continues to be a primary driver of people’s daily digital media consumption.

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.

Microsoft’s Workplace Social Network Becomes Emotionally Aware

Microsoft’s Workplace Social Network Becomes Emotionally Aware

Mining workers’ messages for emotional trends could help managers monitor morale, but the technology struggles with humor.

Ten More Signs You’re Losing the #Intranet Plot

Ten More Signs You’re Losing the #Intranet Plot

Intranet horrors that some intranet managers call features and we call signs you’ve lost the plot. Use this watershed to confess all.

3 Niche Social Networks That Will Never Be Replaced By Facebook Or Twitter

3 Niche Social Networks That Will Never Be Replaced By Facebook Or Twitter

It’s hard to surpass the domination that Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube have over the social media space.

Asia markets ‘prime’ for social gifting

Asia markets ‘prime’ for social gifting

Growing penetration of smartphones, social networks, and advancing mobile payment technologies in region present huge opportunities for social gifting to take off.

The 8 Biggest Failures With Social Media Marketing

The 8 Biggest Failures With Social Media Marketing

Maybe you tried social media and didn’t see much lift. Social media seemed like a lot of work — learning the idiosyncracies of different social networks, creating and scraping content, engaging your network — for very little ROI (Return on Investment).

What Next, #Intranet Manager?

What Next, #Intranet Manager?

Great intranet managers will have significant, valuable skills and experiences at their disposal. One career path opportunity is to specialise still further and look for opportunities in information architecture, user experience management or the specific content management system you’re using.

The Intranet for Employee Self-Expression: Good Idea or Bad?

The Intranet for Employee Self-Expression: Good Idea or Bad?

Should you use your intranet to allow employee self-expression?