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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Demographics’

Six Percent Of American Adults Use Reddit, Shows Study

Reddit is huge. Need proof? How about a recent Pew study that said 6 percent of all online American adults use the site. The study, which was published today by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, is the first from Pew to specifically look into Reddit. The results of the study won’t exactly surprise you if you …

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2043 Census Prediction: U.S. Whites Not a Majority

The U.S. Census Bureau today released predictions for the changing demographics of the country over then next 50 years. This is the first set of population projections issued by the bureau that are based on the 2010 Census. Perhaps the most telling change coming in America is something that was much-discussed in the days following the 2012 presidential election. The …

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Young, Female, Democratic Voters Wanted to Share It on Facebook

If you logged onto Facebook on election day, you probably remember that the social network did their part to get out the vote by displaying a big voting reminder above U.S. voters’ news feeds. “It’s election day, VOTE!” it said. From there, users could either find their voting place via Facebook polling place locator, or they could click the “I’m …

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Young, American, Women Dominate the Twitterverse

Social media marketing firm Beevolve looked at over 36 million Twitter profiles and used their own software to analyze them to find out what Twitter users looks like across the globe. Using profile pics, tweets, names, and bios, they were able to determine that women ruled the Twitter world by 6 points. Based on their findings, if you picked a …

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A Further Look At Twitter’s Demographic Breakdown

Earlier, the Pew Research report concerning Twitter users hit the wires, and it was an awfully revealing look at how many people in the United States use Twitter. It also revealed the racial breakdown of these American users, and the information revealed could be surprising to those who don’t keep an eye on Twitter’s daily breakdown of content. As the …

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Your Grandma Isn’t the Only Grandma on Facebook

Sure, to the younger users who poke fun at their grandparents (and parents, in some cases) for their often confusing interactions and general lack of understanding, it may seem like Facebook is no country for old (wo)men. As Facebook continues to add additional layers of features to the site like Timeline and Open Graph apps, one wonders how a population …

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Nielsen Takes a Look at Smartphone Demographics

Over at the Nielsenwire blog today, Nielsen highlighted some of the results from its recent Mobile Insights report for the first quarter of 2012. Included is information on how each of the smartphone operating systems are performing and a look at the demographics for smartphone users in the U.S. The blog post starts off by stating that more than half …

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Nielsen: Smartphones Are For The Young, Wealthy

Smartphones are rapidly replacing feature phones in the pockets of Americans, and

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Google+ Is Still A Bunch Of Dudes

Google+ isn’t quite walking yet, but its motor skills are progressing quite nicely and its probably eating some sort of solid food by now. In its growth from newborn to 7-moth-old baby, one of the most talked about demographics of the network has been its gender diversity – or lack thereof. Google+ is progressing from an all-male frat house to …

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