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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!.

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.

Democrats, ‘very conservative’ say social networks important for tracking political news

Democrats, ‘very conservative’ say social networks important for tracking political news

With more than half the people in the United States using sites like Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn, a Pew survey released Tuesday looks at how they engage with politics in those media.

Social networks help families whose babies have rare genetic conditon.

Social networks help families whose babies have rare genetic conditon.

Before baby Lucy was even born, Mildred and Jesse Bay learned she has a genetic condition called Trisomy 18. It causes heart defects, physical abnormalities, and severe intellectual disability. The survival rate is extremely low.

The socialite network… do the super rich need their own Facebook?

The socialite network… do the super rich need their own Facebook?

As the Best of All Worlds site launches, its founder Count Erik Wachtmeister grants Joshi Herrmann an audience

What are your options for implementing a social intranet?

What are your options for implementing a social intranet?

Going social with your intranet could add significant value to your business, but what are your options for implementation?

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?

Iran Plans To Stop Using The Internet By 2013

Iran Plans To Stop Using The Internet By 2013

Iran is planning on on joining the list of nations abandoning the global internet for their own national intranet, and officials say that the transition may be completed by 2013.

EMarketer: 26% Of U.S. Consumers Access Social Networks On Mobile Today, Facebook 85% Of That

EMarketer: 26% Of U.S. Consumers Access Social Networks On Mobile Today, Facebook 85% Of That

Figures out today from eMarketer estimate that in the U.S., just under 82 million consumers, or 26% of the population, will access social networks from their phones this year, rising to nearly 117 million by 2014.

Social networks for kids face unique challenges

Social networks for kids face unique challenges

Kids on social networks: A growing crop of social networks are racing to capture the loyalties of the Web’s youngest and most vulnerable users, The Washington Post reported.

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.