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Teen Texting Is On The Rise [STUDY] Teen Texting Is On The Rise [STUDY]

Texting by teens is on the rise, and has far outpaced voice calling, according to a recent study. Text messages have become the dominant form of communication between teens and nearly everyone – both friends and parents. According to Pew …

Voters Trust Candidates With Deeper Voices More

Candidates with lower-pitched voices may get more votes in the 2012 election. A new study by biologists and a political scientist shows that both men and women prefer political candidates with deeper voices. The results also suggest that biology — …

Social Media Posts May Predict Rises In Unemployment Social Media Posts May Predict Rises In Unemployment

Social media use has become a major feature of our culture in recent years. We share virtually everything – often more than we should – with our friends, followers, and whoever else will listen out there on the internet. Trends …

Social Networking and Politics: How Friends Interact Social Networking and Politics: How Friends Interact

A recent Pew Internet study on how people are addressing politics in their social media interactions revealed some interesting points. First of all, the study revealed that 74% of Internet users identify themselves as liberal. 70% identified as moderate. And, …

CIOs Continue Hiring IT Professionals CIOs Continue Hiring IT Professionals
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In another sign of a rebounding economy, technology executives are expected to continue hiring IT personel in the second quarter of 2012, albeit at a slower pace than three months ago, according to the newly released Robert Half Technology IT …

iPad Usage Quadruples Among Small Business Owners iPad Usage Quadruples Among Small Business Owners

According to The Business Journals, IPad is the fastest growing technology among Small business owners. A national study released by the company reveals how critical the new technology is among small to mid-sized business (SMB) owners. According to the findings, …

Gamers Spend $2.3 Billion on Virtual Goods
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According to a recent study by PlaySpan, over one in four consumers spent money on virtual goods in 2011, with gamers spending an average of $64 a year. These figures represent a 100% increase from 2009. The rise in consumers …

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
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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. …