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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Surveys’

12% of Americans Use Smartphones in the Shower and Other Facts to Make You Hate Everyone

Everybody is addicted to their smartphones, and the problem is only getting worse. For instance – 72% of American adults said that they always keep their phones within five feet. Never out of mind, never out of reach. Credentials management company Jumio commissioned Harris Interactive to conduct the poll on mobile consumer habits. The poll, which asked over 2,000 U.S. …

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Google Launches Website Satisfaction Surveys For Webmasters

Google announced the launch of a new tool for webmasters called Website Satisfaction Surveys, which can be used to collect feedback from website visitors. When the webmaster pastes a snippet of code provided by Google into their HTML, the page will load a “discreet” satisfaction survey in the lower right-hand corner of the page. “Google automatically aggregates and analyzes responses, …

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Study: Almost Everyone Is ‘Homing From Work,’ But More Are Working Longer Hours

According to a new study, more workers are reporting a better work/life balance than they were two years ago. Captivate’s Office Pulse surveyed over 4,000 “white-collar” workers across North America, and found an 11% increase in the number of people reporting a health balance since 2011. “Though workers report working longer hours, they’re happier due to ‘homing from work,’ or …

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Texting While Driving Is Prevalent, Makes You More Likely to Do Other Stupid Things, and Kills More Kids than Drunk Driving

If you didn’t already think it was a major problem, two new studies on teens, texting, and driving should prove rather informative. To paint with a borad brush, teens are texting while driving at an alarming rate, it’s indicative of other risky behaviors, and it’s now killing kids at a rate similar to drunk driving. First, a study just published …

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Millennials Are Willing to Barter Their Privacy, Shows Study

A new study shows that the current debate about online privacy may wane as those who grew up online begin to take over. The survey, conducted at the University of Southern Calfornia (USC), shows that members of the Millennial generation hold very different conceptions of privacy compared to their parents and grandparents. Millennials, defined as those aged 18-34, were found …

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In Their Quest to Build a Google Reader Replacement, Digg Finds Users Want Very Little Changed

You definitely know that Google is killing Google Reader. You’ve either seen or been part of the outrage. Google will be officially shuttering their popular (but not popular enough) product on July 1st, but as you would expect they’re slowly removing its presence to help ease us all into the transition. And you probably know that Digg is working to …

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Teens Have Lost Interest in Facebook Over the Past 6 Months

Is Facebook losing its stranglehold over young social media users? According to some data from an bi-annual survey, the answer is yes. And it’s not that social media in general is losing its cool factor, it’s that other networks like Twitter and even Instagram (owned by Facebook, of course) are stealing Facebook’s mojo. The data comes from Piper Jaffray’s 25th …

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iPhones Are Not Losing Popularity Among Teens

If this is the look of waining popularity, I’m sure Apple is quite content to let it continue. Piper Jaffray’s 25th bi-annual teens and devices survey just came out. And in continuing what has been a trend over the last few surveys, Apple comes out on top. Although Android OS smartphones made some (very) small gains, the iPhone is far …

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Although 98% Know It’s Dangerous, Adults Are Texting & Driving More Than Teens

If you think that teens are the most distracted drivers out there on the road, think again. It appears that adults are not only on par with but are actually worse when it comes to one particular high-risk highway activity. AT&T has a new survey out as part of its “It Can Wait” anti-texting while driving campaign. This one looked …

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Facebook Trails Only Email and Web Browsing in New Mobile Use Survey

A new IDC Research report, sponsored by Facebook, looks at the various ways in which people are using their mobile devices during a typical week. The study, which looked at the mobile habits of nearly 7,500 18-44-year-olds over the course of one week in March, found that just under half (49.4%) of the U.S. population is using smartphones – about …

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Tumblr Tops Facebook in Usage Survey of Teens

With over 1 billion MAUs, you may think that Facebook would be the most popular social site among those aged 13-25. But you would be wrong, at least according to a new survey. Y Combinator partner and Posterous co-founder Garry Tan, with the help of Survata, looked at the social networking habits of teenagers and young adults. What he found …

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Survey: Over 50% of Current Smartphone Shoppers Will Choose the iPhone 5

Well, this bodes well for Apple. A recent survey suggests that the majority of people looking to buy a smartphone in the next three months (read Christmas and beyond) plan on buying the iPhone 5. Plenty of respondents gave plans to buy some sort of phone operating on the Android platform, but the iPhone 5 is the clear star of …

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