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DVR Usage Increasing Among Television Viewers DVR Usage Increasing Among Television Viewers
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As television and devices that take advantage of our screen time continue to evolve, so does our utter obsession with using TV grow. Nielsen posted on its blog a study the group recently conducted that looked at what Americans have …

Generation C Emerges As The Digital Consumer Of Our Time Generation C Emerges As The Digital Consumer Of Our Time

I don’t really get why we need to apply random letters to generations like Generation X, but Nielsen feels that its appropriate to introduce a new one to the mix – Generation C. You may be asking yourself what Generation …

Pinterest: What the Latest Studies Tell Us Pinterest: What the Latest Studies Tell Us

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” A apparently) selling something. There are no ads. There are no banners. You can explore around and never feel “sold to” by Pinterest itself. Other than those items categorized …

Online Dating: How To Spot a Liar Online Dating: How To Spot a Liar
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Online dating is rough enough when people are all above-board and honest about themselves, their past, their plans and preferences. But, when you throw dishonesty into the mix, it can get ugly fast. No one wants to wind up investing …

Twitter Algorithm Can Predict News Popularity Twitter Algorithm Can Predict News Popularity

News sites already know how to modify their stories to gain maximum search potential, but what if you could do the same with Twitter? Researchers at HP Labs were looking into the very matter with their new research, “The Pulse …

Facebook Makes People Feel Good – Study Proves Facebook Makes People Feel Good – Study Proves

Apparently, Facebook makes people happy. No, seriously. We now have proof. A new study reported in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal, actually dug into the physiological responses to people who visit social networking sites. Measurements of physical …

Politics and the Internet: The Relationship Is Growing Politics and the Internet: The Relationship Is Growing
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In 2008, politics changed in a big way. This change was driven by the impact that the Internet and social media had on the Presidential election. Since that time, this same influence has been evidenced all across the world such as with the protests in the Middle East.

Over A Third Of iPhone Buyers Switched From Android, BlackBerry Over A Third Of iPhone Buyers Switched From Android, BlackBerry

The iPhone 4S launch in October was met with high level of demand that has become customary for the launch of new Apple products. Of course, not all of those people lining up for new iPhones are current iPhone users, …

iOS Beats BlackBerry Among IT Professionals iOS Beats BlackBerry Among IT Professionals

A recent survey of IT professionals shows that Apple’s iOS mobile operating system is more popular in the workplace than BlackBerry or Android. The survey polled 768 IT professionals in five countries – the US, the UK, Canada, Germany, and …

New Report Shows Top Holiday Gadget Complaints New Report Shows Top Holiday Gadget Complaints

FixYa, a website specializing in troubleshooting Q&A for electronic devices, has released a report showing the top problems people had with their gadgets over the 2011 holiday season. The data from the FixMas Holiday Report was gathered by examining the …

Poor Email Management Could Put Companies at Legal Risk, Report Says Poor Email Management Could Put Companies at Legal Risk, Report Says

A study from Oasys Software found that many businesses are lacking in their email management systems, which could potentially put them in legal trouble. Through a survey of its customers, Oasys found that 96 percent of employees believe their companies are already in legal hot water. What’s more is those surveyed consisted of lawyers, accountants, and many other professions that have very confidential information.

iTV Aimed At A Market Ripe For Revolution iTV Aimed At A Market Ripe For Revolution

Online gadget shopping and review site Retrovo have released the results of a study into the HDTV market in advance of the Consumer Electronics Show later this month. Though the newest, fanciest HDTVs are expected to feature prominently at the …

Infographic Shows Importance of Wifi To College Students Infographic Shows Importance of Wifi To College Students
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A new study has been released by Online Colleges, a website that puts students in touch with colleges offering robust online education experiences. The survey deals with the use of technology by US college students and has some interesting, if …

Does Social Media Still Suck At Driving Traffic? Does Social Media Still Suck At Driving Traffic?
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About a month ago, a study came out discussing thle top drivers of traffic in relation to Internet traffic. While sites/companies like Google and Yahoo were about where you would expect, social media sites like Twitter and Facebook were lacking. …

Study Shows British Population Trusts Internet More Than Friends

Brits trust the internet more than friends and colleagues when it comes to handing over personal information, according to a study published today by data storage specialists NetApp.

The research, which polled 3000 adults, revealed that while the average adult freely divulges a string of personal details on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, most would not give friends or colleagues their PIN number.

Study Breaks Down The Demographic Of Bloggers
Social Media monitoring company, Sysomos has just released a study in which they analyzed over a 100 million blogs and reported data on age, gender and location of bloggers.

The True “Value” Of Facebook Fans

According to a recent study released by Vitrue last week, Facebook Fans are valued at $3.60 each in earned media for brands.

Fifty Percent Of The US Population Have A Social Media Profile(s)

A new study released today shows that consumer use of social networking web sites is not a youth phenomenon. Apparently now at least half of those living in the United States have social media profiles. While nearly eight in ten teens (78 percent) and 18 to 24s (77 percent) have personal profile pages, almost two-thirds of 25 to 34s (65 percent) and half of 35 to 44s (51 percent) also now have personal profile pages.

The Relationship Between Teens And Music

A new UK Music research study highlights the complexity of consuming, copying and sharing of music between 14-24 year-olds.

Study Shows Parents Out of Loop on Social Networking
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Interesting survey results come from Common Sense Media, which suggest that social networking is changing the very nature of childhood.

Study Shows 18-24 Year Olds Love Social Media, Twitter Not So Much

These two charts say it all really:

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